Odisha Urban Polls: BMC Publishes List Of Valid Candidatures, See Details

Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has published the list of valid candidatures for urban polls.

Among the 12 candidates who had filed nominations for Mayor posts all were found to be valid.

However for the post of 67 Ward Corporators, 343 nominations were filed, only one candidature was rejected.

Hence for 67 corporator posts there are presently 342 eligible candidates.

For the first time, the three municipal corporations of Odisha will go for direct election for the post of mayor along with chairperson of 106 municipalities and NACs.

This time, the government has reserved the mayor chair in Bhubaneswar and Berhampur for women while the post in CMC has been kept unreserved. The election will be held on March 24 and the results will be out on March 26.

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