Bhubaneswar: Congress today announced Madhusmita Acharya as its candidate for the post of Mayor of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
The announcement was made by Congress MLA Sura Routray.
The decision was taken at the meeting of the committee by the party for finalising the candidates for upcoming urban polls in the state for the post of mayors, chairpersons and Councillors for 107 Municipalities/NACs.
As announced earlier by the State Election Commission (SEC), scrutiny of nomination papers will be held on March 9. While polling is scheduled to be held on March 24, counting of votes and declaration of results will be done on March 26.