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SEC reschedules nomination process for ULB polls


ajit tripathyOST Bureau

Bhubaneswar, Oct 31:

Keeping in view the recent twin calamities that ravaged Odisha, the State Election Commission (SEC) today rescheduled the dates for filing of nomination for Urban Local Body (ULB) elections in Western Odisha.

The last date for filing nominations has now been postponed to November 4 and 5 instead of November 1 as notified earlier, SEC Ajit Kumar Tripathy told media persons here on Thursday.

The verification of nomination papers will be done on November 7 while the last date for withdrawal of papers is on November 11, Tripathy said. He, however, clarified that there is no change of date for the election, which will be held on November 22 as scheduled.