After withdraw of nominations from the urban local body (ULB) polls for Nabarangpur Municipality as many as 68 candidates are in the fray for 16 words. Interestingly in ward no 17 two main political parties INC and BJP candidates withdrew their nominations Sudhir Kumar Mohapatra, (BJD) uncontested and pulled out of the election process.
Among the political parties BJD has fielded it candidates in all 17 wards, INC in 16 and BJP has fielded its candidates only in 10 wards while 25 independent candidates are in the fray.
Similarly, for 14 wards under Umerkote NAC, 49 candidates filed their papers. Three major political parties BJD, INC and BJP candidates are contesting in all the 14 wards. While only seven independent candidates are in the fray.