Odisha CM Resigns From Bijepur Constituency

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik Sunday resigned from Bijepur Assembly constituency and retained the Hinjli seat. Patnaik sent his resignation as legislator from Bijepur constituency in Bargarh district to Assembly Speaker S N Patro, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) general secretary Bijay Nayak said. The BJD supremo had contested the recent Assembly elections, held along with Lok Sabha polls, from Hinjili in Ganjam district as well as Bijepur in west Odisha and emerged victorious from both the constituencies. The chief minister […]

BJP Fields Sanat Gadtia From Bijepur

Bhubaneswar: Last night Bharatiya janata party (BJP) announced its candidate for Bijepur assembly constituency. Sanat Gadtia will contest from the seat. Sanat will fight against BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik. In four lists, as of now BJP has announced 132 MLA candidates and 5 MP candidates from Odisha.

Naveen Thanks Bijepur

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visits Bijepur constituency after his party’s victory in recently concluded by election. He thanked voters of Bijepur for their trust in his government during the ‘Bijepur Juhar’. Naveen laid foundation stone of 20 projects during the programme at Barpali in Bargarh district. Thanking people of Bijepur constituency, Naveen said, Will definitely keep […]

Bijepur MLA Takes Oath

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The recently elected legislator Rita Sahu from Bijepur constituency took oath as a member of the Odisha Legislative Assembly (OLA) today. She won the much hyped by-poll for the Bijepur seat held on 24th February 2018 following the death of Congress MLA Subal Sahu in August 2017. She was administered the oath […]

Five Odisha Ministers Get Additional Charges

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Ananta Das, Prafulla Mallick, Niranjan Pujari, Sushant Singh and Pratap Jena awarded with additional departments After the massive win in Bijepur bypoll Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik rewarded 5 ministers with additional charges. Industries, Housing & Urban Development Minister Minister Niranjan Pujari, Steel and Mines Minister Prafulla Mallick, Labour and Employment […]

Bijepur Votes Peacefully, 81% Turnout

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bijepur: Amid heightened security, bypoll in Bijepur Assembly seat in Odisha passed off incident-free today. Presiding officer from booth no.193 was suspended as he was allegedly influencing voters to press buttons for candidate from a particular party. Though the official polling turnout is not declared yet, according to sources about 81 percent of the voters cast their […]

Who Will Win Bijepur By-poll?

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: Both BJD and BJP claim chances of winning The Bijepur by-election in Odisha is a matter of pride and achievement for both the leading aspirant political parties; BJP and the ruling BJD. Congress is far away from the fight, though there was a chance of retaining its ground in Bijepur. It’s clear that […]