Naveen Patnaik magic continues as BJD wins elections in two Odisha Notified Area Councils

Naveen Patnaik magic continues as BJD wins elections in two Odisha Notified Area Councils

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-magic continued to overwhelm Odisha with the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) winning of two Notified Area Councils (NACs) elections, the results of which were announced today.nnIn Attabira NAC of Bargarh district, the BJD won all 12 wards, while in Hindol NAC of Dhenkanal district, the ruling party secured 13 out of 16 wards.nnThe BJP and the Independents managed to win one and two seats respectively at Hindol NAC.nnA total of 13,205 voters sealed the fate of 38 candidates for the 12 wards of Attabira.nnIn Hindol, the polling was held in 16 booths for as many wards. A total of 9407 voters had exercised their franchise to seal the fate of 55 candidates.nnThe counting of votes had started this morning while polling for the two NACs was held on April 3.nnWith PTI inputs

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