Odisha’s Patkura Bypoll afoot, battle begins between BJP and BJD

Kendrapara: Odisha’s Patkura assembly body at Kendrapura on Saturday kickstarted its bypolls at seven AM on Saturday.

It will be fascinating to check the political battle between Bijoy Mohapatra of the BJP United Nations agency is fighting against BJD’s candidate Sabitri Agarwal.

Mohapatra has long been despised by Odisha’s long-standing CM Naveen Patnaik since he was ousted from his party right before the 2000 assembly polls.

Since then, Mohapatra has not been ready to create it to the state assembly, News18 according.

Mohapatra is one in every of the founders of BJD and has been a four-time MLA. it’ll be a high-stake affair as there square measure speculations that it may well be the last election that Mohapatra contests.

There square measure ten candidates within the fray however the distinguished candidates square measure from BJP and also the BJD.

Sabitri Agarawal is that the better half of the late MLA Bed Prakash Agarwal. His ending on Apr twenty semiconductor diode to the postponement of the by-polls for the primary time.

Bypolls were to be continued could nineteen for the second time however could not be command attributable to Cyclone Fani that hit the state on could three.

Arrangements are created among the 309 polling booths. 1700 polling personnel are deployed for a complete of two,44,747 voters of that one,17,306 square measure ladies.

40 CCTV cameras are put in at numerous booths and arrangements are created for net casting in thirty one polling stations.

The tally of votes can happen on July twenty four.(FA9NEWS)

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