Out of 161 Zilla Parishad Zones that went to polls today, BJD is leading in 88 seats, while BJP is ahead in 63 seats. Congress is leading in 8 seats, while others are leading in 2 seats.
BJD made a clean sweep in Ganjam (13), Bhadrak (5), Angul (8), Puri (6), Nayagarh (2), Jajpur (5), Koraput (6) and Kendrapara (7). The BJP made a clean sweep in Mayurbhanj (10), Kalahandi (5), Malkangiri (3), Subarnapur (2) and Deogarh (3).
BJP did clean sweap in nine seats out of nine in Kalahandi 30-0, while other parties have to open account in the district yet.
BJD received a massive jolt today, as BJP won 7 out of 9 Zones today. Minister Pradeep Maharathy halted BJP’s March in Puri district, by helping BJD win all 6 seats in Delang-Pipili area.