BJD Names Candidates For Balasore & Tirtol By-Elections

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janta Dal (BJD) finalised its candidates for the upcoming by-elections in Balasore and Tirtol Assembly constituencies.

Swarup Kumar Das will be contesting from Balasore assembly whereas Bijay Shankar Das has been chosen as the candidate for Tirtol assembly, said the party through a press release.

As per a previous notification by the Election Commission of India, October 16 will be the last date of nominations, scrutiny of nominations is scheduled on October 17 and October 19 will be the last date for withdrawal of candidature. The poll will be conducted on November 3 and counting of the votes will take place on November 10. The poll process shall be completed by November 12.