Jharsuguda: The ULB poll in Belpahar ended peacefully. It recorded 73.49 percentage of polling.
Total Polling done was 18,812 (0,019 Male and 8,893 and Female Voters) as against 25,597 .
Highest No. of Polling was recorded from booth No.1 of Ward No. 12 Chauliberna and the Lowest Polling was done at booth No. 2 of Ward No. 15 Mucchabahal Primary School.
In this election many women, senior citizen and new voters had came out to cast their votes in good numbers.
“I feel very happy that this time I got a chance to select my choice of candidate , I am feeling good and I think from my vote my candidate will surely win.” says Sanjukta Mohanty (19) resident of ward no.7
Another resident of Ward No. 8 Nilamadhav Acharya said that, “I have not voted seeing any party rather I have voted for the best candidate and I hope it will be good for us.”
A total of 72 candidates are in the fray for this municipal election. BJD & Congress has fielded 19 Candidates each where as BJP has fielded 18 candidates and 1 each from CPI & Lok Mukti Sangthan along with 14 Independent candidates have fray into this Belpahar Municipality Election.
Counting of votes for this Municipality is scheduled on Wednesday.