Odisha State Bar Council postpones polling date

Cuttack: In view of lockdown due to the Coronavirus, the Odisha State Bar Council (OSBC) has decided to postpone the polling date of all bar associations in the state affiliated to OSBC.

The polling was scheduled to be held on April 25.

OSBC secretary, JK Samantsinghar informed that the polling date has been deferred till further notification.

“The ongoing situation caused by COVID-19 has forced OSBC to take such a decision,” Samantsinghar said in a statement.

Earlier, the council had fixed March 28 as the election date. However, it was later extended to April 25. Now, the polling has been postponed due to COVID-19.