odisha panchayat election 2021

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The Odisha government has amended rules for the smooth conduct of the elections for gram panchayats, panchayat samitis and zilla parishads, an official said.The State Election Commission on  announced the dates for elections to the three-tier Panchayati Raj bodies where 26 million people are eligible to vote.Elections are to be held for 853 zilla parishad members, 6,802 sarpanches, 6,801 panchayat samiti members and 92,052 ward members. Half the seats have been reserved for women.

The Draft List of Reservations for the three-tier Panchayat Elections to be held in Odisha is being released today i.e. on Friday. In this list, quota will be specified for each post of ward member, sarpanch, panchayat samiti member, block president and zilla parishad member across the state.Candidates willing to object to the reservation allocation for the posts of ward member, sarpanch, committee member and block chairman can file their claim till October 16. After this, till October 21, they will be disposed of by the collectors at the district level. The last list of reservation will be released on October 26.

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the first step towards the conduct of the upcoming three-tier Panchayat elections in Odisha, the State government on Friday published the draft lists of reservations for the same.An order in this connection was issued by the Panchayati Raj Department to all the district Collectors, which said, “The General Election to PRIs is likely to be held in the State in the year 2022. Consequently, the reservation of seats is required to be completed within the time frame at the level of District/ Government as per provision of the PRI Act/Rules.”

Odisha Panchayat Election 2022 

Taking a beating after Odisha High Court rejected the draft notification on reservation to other backward classes (OBCs), the State executive committee of the ruling BJD on Saturday passed a resolution to nominate 40 per cent candidates in the forthcoming elections to panchayati raj institutions.The three-tier Panchayat elections in Odisha is likely to be held in the first or second week of February 2022. Reportedly, the official announcement will be made later this month. The preparations are in full swing ahead of the three-tier election.

It is also likely that the date of the Panchayat Elections will be officially announced between December 26 and December 31. The code of conduct may also be implemented, added reports.The voter list is expected to be made available to all the parties involved in the by-elections on December 20. The three-tier elections will be held in 6.794 panchayats in the state.

Zilla Parishad candidates are allowed to spend Rs 5 lakh, Samiti Sabhya members and Sarpanch candidates are allowed to spend Rs 2 lakh.

Odisha Panchayat Election 2022 Date List

The State Election Commissioner (SEC) of Odisha announced the date for the three-tier Panchayat elections that will be held in five phases starting from February 16, 2022 form the official website http://sec.odisha.gov.in or Odisha Panchayat Election 2022 Date List PDF can be directly download from the link given at the bottom of this page.

Odisha Panchayat Election 2022 voting will be held on February 16, 18, 20, 22, and February 24, 2022 and SEC said polling will begin at 7 am and continue till 1 pm. Polls will be conducted on a total of 853 zilla parishad seats, 91,916 wards and 6,794 panchayats in Odisha. Candidates will be allowed to contest the elections with party symbols.

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The State Election Commission issued notice to hold fresh elections to the Wards and Sarpanches, Panchayat Samiti Constituencies, and Zilla Parishad Constituencies where no nominations were filed or all the nominations were rejected, informed SEC Aditya Prasad Padhi.

Reportedly, the State Election Commission has issued a notice to file the nomination again. A statutory notice will be issued on January 27, 2022 following which the nominations will be submitted from January 29 to January 31.

Thereafter, the nominations will be scrutinized on February 1, 2022, and the final list of candidates will be released on February 4.

The nominations for more than 4,000 ward members, 4 to 6 sarpanches, and committee members will be submitted.

The current Covid situation of the State is being monitored according to which the guidelines will be decided for the election campaigning, said SEC Aditya Prasad Padhi.

It is to be noted that on January 23, the nomination of as many as 8648 candidates including 5544 Ward Member candidates, 1753 Sarpanch candidates, 1119 P.S Member candidates, and 232 Z.P Member candidates for the upcoming panchayat polls in Odisha were rejected.

The State Election Commission has published the finalist list of candidates for the three-tier Panchayat Polls in Odisha.Reportedly, as many as 3,418 candidates from 853 Zilla Parishad zones across the state have participated in the Panchayat Elections.

The Panchayat polls will be held in five phases on February 16, 18, 20, 22, and 24. The counting of votes and declaration of results will be done at all the block levels on February 26, 27, and 28.

Around 2.79 crore voters across the State will exercise their franchise to elect 91,913 Ward members, 6,794 Sarpanchs, 6,793 Panchayat Samiti members, and 853 Zilla Parishad members. The voting will commence at 7 am and continue till 1 pm.

Any objection and suggestion which may be received by the director municipal administration from any person interested on or before the expiry of the period so specified above shall be considered by the State government, it added.

There are a total of 108 candidates in 28 Zilla Parishad zones in Angul district while in Bargarh there are 118 candidates in 34 zones. Similarly, there are 120 candidates in 34 zones in Balangir district while in Ganjam district there are 256 Zilla Parishad candidates for 69 zones.

Notably, the State Election Commission also issued notice on Tuesday to hold fresh elections to the Wards and Sarpanches, Panchayat Samiti Constituencies, and Zilla Parishad Constituencies where no nominations were filed or all the nominations were rejected.

Odisha Panchayat Election 2022 Result district wise New UPdated

Odisha Local Body Election Results 2022 Updates: Counting of votes is underway in Odisha for 315 Zila Parishad zones today. The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today won around 274 seats out of the total 315 Zila Parishad Zone seats counting for which was held today. The BJP won 20 seats, Congress14 and other seven. The saffron party was leading on around 30 seats but as the counting progressed, the BJD consolidated its position. The counting of votes started at 8 am in different block headquarters

BJD leads on 277/315 Zones in ZP Polls

Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BDJ) is on course to sweep the Zilla Parishad elections in Odisha with its candidates leading in 277 of the total 315 Zones, according to the trends available at 07:15 pm.

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress are on a distant 2nd and 3rd positions with a lead on 19 and 14 Zones respectively. Others, including Independent candidates, are leading in the remaining 05 Zones.

Counting of votes in Odisha Panchayat elections that began today morning is still continuing. The final result is expected by tomorrow.

BJD on way to sweep Odisha local polls

The ruling Bijau Janata Dal (BJD) is leading in Agalpur Zone 1, Khaprakhol Zone 3, Patnagarh Zone 14, Muribahal Zone 24, Deogaon Zone 12, Puitala Zone 17 and Loisingha Zone 33 in Bolangir, as per trends at 05:30 pm.

On the other hand Bhratiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates are leading in Simulia Zone 40, Bahanaga Zone 16, Jaleswar Zone 7, Boudh Zone 4, Gopbandhunagar Zone 14, Baripada Zone 24 and Kaptipada Zone 3.

Overall BJD candidates are ahead in 274 Zones, BJP in 20 Zones and Congress in 15.

Click here to check the Draft reservation list of 107 Municipalities and NAC

Complete Schedule of Panchayat Polls

  • The notification for the polls will be released on January 13.
  • Candidates will file their nominations from February 17 and 21
  • Scrutiny of papers will be done on February 22.
  • The last date for withdrawal of nomination papers is February 25 (3 PM)
  • The final list of candidates will be out on January 25
  • Publication of results will be done on March 13
  • Date of election of ViceChairman, declaration and publication of results will be on March 23
  • Elections for Naib Sarpanch will be held on March 11
  • Polls for Panchayat Samiti Chairman will be held on March 12
  • Polls for Zilla Parishad Chairman will be held on March 13
  • Silence period will begin 36 hours before the voting day

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The SC had said a “triple test” has to be followed before deciding on the extent of quota to a category. Firstly, a dedicated Commission needs to be set up to conduct a contemporaneous rigorous empirical inquiry into the nature and implications of the backwardness as regards local bodies within the State.

Secondly, there is a need to specify the proportion of reservation required to be provisioned local body-wise in light of recommendations of the Commission, so as not to fall foul of overbreadth; and thirdly, reservation should not exceed the aggregate of 50 per cent of the seats reserved in favour of SCs/STs/OBCs taken together.

Citing the SC’s December 6, 2021 order the division bench of Chief Justice S Muralidhar and Justice A K Mohapatra said: “Although there is a Commission already set up by the Government of Odisha, satisfying the first of the triple test, the second of the triple test do not stand fulfilled as of date. In other words, there cannot be reserved seats for sarpanches for the OBC category”.

“Therefore, in view of the developments in terms of the orders by the Supreme Court, there will have to be a fresh exercise of drawing a draft notification and publishing it for inviting objections”.

According to the order, Advocate General AK Parija had stated before the Court that the State government will now come up with a fresh draft notification which will be published on December 27, inviting objections by January 3 and the final list will be communicated by January 7, 2022, for final notification for the panchayat elections on the next day.

List for the posts of Zilla Parishad President will be released on 

The state government will also release the draft of the reservation list for the post of Zilla Parishad president on October 16. The list will be finalized on October 29 and the final list will be presented to the SEC on October 30.SEC Secretary Rabindra Nath Sahu said that after finalizing the reservation process on October 30, the process of preparing the voter list will be started. Sahu said that the entire process of preparing the voter list will take about one to two month

Proportionate percentage of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe population in a village will be the basis for determining the number of seats to be reserved for SC and ST in a Gram Panchayat.

If in any village, the ST and SC population is not sufficient for reservation for any seat for SC or ST, one seat for SC or one seat for ST, as the case may be, will be reserved.

Seats will be reserved in favour of the BCCs in every Gram Panchayat (GP) not exceeding 27% subject to the limit of 50% of the total number of seats reserved for ST, SC and BCC taken together.

Not less than one-half of the total number of seats of each category will be reserved for women till the required quota is filled up.

Reservation of seats for ward members in scheduled areas

The reservation of seats for STs in the scheduled areas of every GP will be in proportion to the population of the ST communities provided that it will not be less than one-half of the total number of seats of a village to be filled by direct election.

Seats will be reserved in every GP according to the proportionate percentage of the population in that village.

Not less than one-half of the total number of seats will be reserved for women in each category till the required quota is filled up.

Reservation of office of Sarpanches in non-scheduled areas

Proportionate percentage of SC and ST population in a block will be taken into consideration for determining the number of offices in the block to be reserved for SC and ST candidates for the offices of Sarpanch.

Seats of Sarpanch will be reserved in favour of the BCCs in every GP not exceeding 27% subject to the limit of 50% of the total number of seats reserved for SCs, STs and BCCs taken together.

Not less than one-half of the total number of seats of each category will be reserved for women till the required quota is filled up.

Reservation of office of Sarpanches in scheduled areas

All offices of the Sarpanches will be reserved for the STs.

Not less than one-half of the total number of seats of each category will be reserved for women till the required quota is filled up.

Seats for members of Panchayat Samiti in non-scheduled areas

Population percentage of ST and SC in a block will be taken into consideration for determining the number of seats to be reserved in a block for ST and SC candidates for Panchayat Samiti members. Where the population of SC and ST is not sufficient for reservation, one seat for SC or one seat for ST will be reserved.

Seats shall be reserved for BCCs to an extent not exceeding 27%, subject to the limit of 50% of the total number of seats reserved for the SCs, STs and BCCs taken together.

Not less than one-half of the total number of seats of each category will be reserved for women till the required quota is filled up.

Seats for members of Panchayat Samiti in scheduled areas

The reservation of seats for STs in the scheduled areas in every Panchayat Samiti will be in proportion to the population of the ST communities in that block provided that it will not be less than one-half of the total number of seats in that Panchayat Samiti to be filled up by direct election.

Seats will be reserved in every Samiti for SCs according to their percentage of the population in the block.

 Not less than one-half of the total number of seats of each category will be reserved for women till the required quota is filled up.

Reservation of offices of Chairman of Panchayat Samiti in non-scheduled areas

Population percentage of SC and ST in a district will be taken into consideration for determining the number of offices of Chairman of Panchayat Samitis to be reserved for SC and ST candidates.

Seats will be reserved in favour of BCCs to such extent not exceeding 27% subject to the limit of 50% of the total number of seats reserved for SCs, STs and BCCs taken together.

Not less than one-half of the total number of seats of each category will be reserved for women till the required quota is filled up.

Reservation of offices of Chairman of Panchayat Samiti in non-scheduled areas

All offices of the Chairman of Panchayat Samiti will be reserved for the STs.

Not less than one-half of the total number of seats of each category will be reserved for women till the required quota is filled up.

Reservation of seats for Zilla Parishad members in non-scheduled areas

Population percentage of SC and ST in the Zilla Parishad (ZP) area will be taken into consideration for determining the number of seats to be reserved for the SCs and STs.

Seats will be reserved in favour of BCCs to such extent not exceeding 27% subject to a limit of 50% of the total number of seats reserved for SCs, STs and BCCs taken together.

Not less than one-half of the total number of seats of each category will be reserved for women till the required quota is filled up.

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Reservation of seats for Zilla Parishad members in scheduled areas

The reservation of seats for STs in the scheduled areas in every ZP will be in proportion to the population of the ST communities in that district provided that it will not be less than one-half of the total number of seats to be filled up by direct election of the Parishad.

Seats will be reserved in every Parishad for the SC candidate as per their percentage of the population in the district.

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Information to the Public Regarding Panchayat Election & Zilla Parishad Election of Bhadrak District

  1. Information to the Public for Constituency related to status and reservation for Panchayat Election (PDF 1340 KB) 
  2. Information to the Public for Reservation of Constituency for Pnchayat Election (PDF 790 KB) 
  3. Information to the Public for Reservation of Constituency for Zilla Parishad Election (PDF 208 KB) 

Odisha Panchayat election 2022 results

Odisha Panchayat Election 2022 Result district wise Panchayat elections that will be held in five phases starting from February 16, 2022. As per the announced schedule, the voting will be held on February 16, 18, 20, 22, and February 24, 2022. The SEC said polling will begin at 7 am and continue till 1.

How is sarpanch elected in Odisha?

The Ward Members and Sarpanch of G.P., Members of Panchayat Samiti and Zilla Parishad are elected directly through universal adult franchise.

Who is the Chief Election Commission of Odisha?

Orissa State Election Commission is an autonomous and statutory body constituted in Indian state of Orissa for ensuring that elections are conducted in free, fair and unbiased way. Constitution of India with provisions as per Article 243K and 243 ZA and Article 324 ensures creation and safeguarding of the powers of State Election Commissions. Orissa State Election Commission is responsible for conducting elections for Urban Local Bodies like MunicipalitiesMunicipal CorporationsPanchayats and any other specified by Election Commission of India. Orissa State Election Commissioner is appointed by 
Governor of Orissa.

What is age of Odisha gram panchayat election?

A Gram panchyat’s term of office is five years. Every five years elections take place in the village. All people over the age of 18 who are residents of the territory of that village’s Gram panchayat can vote.

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