Voting for Odisha ULB polls ended on Thursday evening. The State Election Commission (SEC) has informed that the urban local bodies (Municipalities and NACs) recorded 65% polling while the municipal corporations recorded low voting percent.
State Election Commissioner Aditya Prasad Padhi spoke at a press conference, saying that Cuttack Municipal Corporation recorded 65% polling, while the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation recorded 50%. The polling percentage of Berhampur Municipal Corporation was 47%.
Elections were held across 47 Municipalities, 59 NACs, and 3 Municipal Corporations across the State. A total of 40.55 lakh voters were registered in these places for voting which was carried out in 4,360 booths, said Padhi.