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All Set for Urban Local body Election Today

Jharsuguda: As the Campaigning had ended on Wednesday, all arrangements has been completed for polling of the urban local bodies’ election in the district. In Jharsuguda 81 candidates and 113 candidates in Brajrajnagar are contesting this urban election, which includes 9 independent candidates in Jharsuguda and 38 independent candidates in Brajrajnagar.

In Jharsuguda there are 65,833 voters in 24 wards and 52,756 voters in 23 wards of Brajrajnagar.

In last ULB election, In Jharsuguda, BJD had won in 11, BJP – 3 and Cong – 10 and in Brajrajnagar BJP won 10 seats, BJD – 4, Cong – 6, KKD – 1 and Independent – 2.

In this election, all the 72 booths of Jharsuguda and 61 wards of Brajrajnagar have been declared sensitive among which 10 booths of Brajrajnagar have been declared as Hyper sensitive.

Jharsuguda, Sub Collector Sukant Tripathy said that, “We have 72 booth in 24 wards in 38 places located, Presiding officer is been deployed in each booth, today have been distributing in materials and EVM machine.”

Jharsuguda S.P. Dilip Deo, “In each polling booth, apart whatever prescribed police officer, we have deployed extra police personnel in many places, 13 Mobile patrolling in Jharsuguda and 9 in Brajrajnagar has been going on, we have made arrangement for checking of vehicles, Border Picketing Post. We are considering all the booths of Jharsuguda and Brajrajnagar as sensitive and have made all necessary arrangements for it.”

All the political parties in Jharsuguda are very positive about the result.

Jharsuguda Congress MLA Naba Kishore Das says that

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