Odisha Panchayat Election 2017 – All Updates
Odisha Panchayat Elections 2017 | Odisha Panchayat Chunav Latest News – Schedule i.e. Date & Timing details of Elections, Nomination & Other Updates | Release of the Official Notification to be Soon !
Hello Friends ! Good news ! Odisha panchayat election dates have been announced. The complete schedule has been made available to the public. State election commission(SEC) on 28th december made the announcement. As per the election commission, odisha panchayat chunav will be held in 5 phases. The election will be held on 13th,15th,17th,19th and 21st of February 2017. The timing of polling is 7 am to 12:oo pm. The counting of votes will start from 1 pm till the completion.
Voters and politicians are both equally excited about the upcoming state panchayat elections in Odisha. The Odisha Gram Panchayat elections are going to be held in February 2017 when the present panchayat will end its term. This means that the whole state will be roaring with election campaign and preparations in the coming days. The excitement in the general population is obvious as they get to decide who is capable of holding power for the next panchayat term. voters do this by basing their preferences on the performance and history of the candidates who have previously held power. These Gram Panchayat elections will decide the fate of all the contesting candidates.
The posts to be filled after the elections are Sarpanch, Panch,Ward Members, Zila Parishad Members & Others
Latest News of Odisha Gram Panchayat Elections 2017
Latest Updates –
- Election Schedule Launched on 28th December 2016
- elections to posts of sarpanch and 23 ward members of the Dhinkia gram panchayat in Jagatsinghpur’s Ersama block will not be held as per orders of the Orissa High Court. Similarly, polling for six gram panchayats including Parjang [Dehnaknal], Dasarathpur [Jajpur], Kolabira and Laikera [Jharsuguda], Bhawanipatna [Kalahandi] and Rengali [Sambalpur] have not been notified for similar reasons.
Election Name – Gram Panchayat Elections in State of Odisha in Year 2017
Concerned Department – Election Commission of Odisha
Panchayat Election Posts – Sarpanch, Panch, Ward Members, Zila Parishad Members & Others
Total Seats – 853 zilla Parishad seats,6801 seats in Panchayat samitis, 6802 sarpanch seats and 92029 ward members
Official Notification Release Date – 27th December 2016
Nominations – Nominations to be filled from 11th January to 17th January
Last date of withdrawal of Nominations & List of Candidates – 21st January
Polling Dates- 13,15,17,19,21 February 2017.
Number of Eligible Voters – 2.6 Crore
Date of Announcement of Result – Updating soon
India is a democratic country and the panchayat elections simply reflect the democratic basis function at the grassroots. during the elections all the local and national parties that operate in Odisha will be releasing the details about the members that will be contesting on their behalf. These candidate lists and nominations will begin in the next few days when the official notification inviting the same is released from the election commission. In the last panchayat elections in 2012, approximately 2.5 crore voters elected leaders to various posts in the state. The elections were for 1,00,841 seats of Sarpanch, Ward Members, Nominees and members of Zilla Parishad. This year too it is expected that all the voters in the state will appear for the panchayat elections and cast their valuable vote to favor their preferred candidate.
The Process of the whole elections process is as –
Election Commission Releases Notification >> Nominations are filed >> Elections Conducted >> Result Declared
In this year’s gram panchayat elections of Odisha, BJP is expected to make a come-back. after the party secured a good majority in the last elections, thanks to the Modi-wave, they have been constantly in controversies. In order to redeem their positions again this year, BJP will be changing its campaign to build its reputation back in the state. BJP will be fighting against the strong opposition of Biju Janta Dal (BJD). in addition to reforming its campaign and arranging protests over local issues, the party is also trying to focus more on the tribal areas in the state.
Odisha Panchayat Election Schedule 2017 – Election Dates & Timing
Once the panchayat releases the official notification about the gram panchayat elections of Odisha for the upcoming year,the same will be updated on the official website of the panchayat elections. Like last year this year too about 1 lakh seats will be filled through these elections. the elections are to be conducted in 5 phases in February 2017. The timing of polling is from 8 am to 12:00 pm
1st Phase -13th February 2017
2nd Phase -15th February 2017
3rd Phase -17th February 2017
4th Phase -19th February 2017
5th Phase – 21st February 2017
Odisha Panchayat Chunav Official Notification
To check all recent updates on the matter you can visit the official website of you can follow the leading new channels and newspapers for regular updates. Visit the site www.odishapanchayat.gov.in and look for the section on Panchayat elections 2017. The official notification has been made available from 27th December 2016.