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Total 1,89,099 candidates are in the panchayat poll fray

Bhubaneswar:(ONT Bureaue)22/1/17: Total 1,89,099 candidates are in the panchayat poll fray according to the final list declared by the State Election Commission (SEC) after the deadline for nomination withdrawal got ended yesterday, said secretary of the commission Rabindra Nath Sahu today.
“For the sarpanch post 26,539 candidates are in the poll battle whereas 22,109 are in the fray for panchayat samiti member post. In case of zilla parishad, 3,288 candidates are in the poll clash while 1,37,163 are in the fray for ward member post,” Sahu elaborated.
He added, out of total valid nominations, 17,616 candidates have withdrawn their papers.

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