Urban polls: Draft reservation list of chairpersons released

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday released a draft reservation list of chairpersons of 107 municipalities/NACs.

The Housing & Urban Development Department has released a notification in this regard inviting objections/ suggestions from all stakeholders.

All persons interested in connection with the notification have to submit their objections/ suggestions within a period of fifteen days from the date of publication of the notification in the Odisha Gazette.

Any objection and suggestion which may be received by the Director Municipal Administration from any person interested on or before the expiry of the period so specified above shall be considered by the State Government.

As per the notification, the office of Chairperson in nine Municipalities/NACs has been reserved for Scheduled Caste (Woman), eight for Scheduled Caste, five for Scheduled Tribe (Woman), three for Scheduled Tribe, 40 for Women, 40 for Un-Reserved.