VIOLATION OF MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT IN TALCHER MUNICIPALITY
Talcher, (17/04/2017):Due to the resignation of councilor of Talcher Municipality , ward no . 19, by election was declared by the state election commission vide their letter no. 4846/SEC dtd. 07/04/2017 hence code of conduct in Talcher Municipality applicable to entire limits of Talcher urban local bodies from 07th April to 11th May 2017. But Talcher M L A Brajakishore Pradhan and Chairperson of Talcher Municipality Pabitra Bhutia have inaugurated 50 nos. of LED street light project at about 6.30 PM of 8th April 2017 in presence of BJD supported councilors and officers of Talcher Municipality. All inaugural ceremony initiated in front of civil court, Kishore Club, and Jagannath Park, Talcher.All these events was also published in odianews papers and highlited in social media also.
In a letter to State Election Commission and its copy to the election officer ,Talcher Municipality, 05 nos of BJP councilors , Gyanendra Kumar Das, Prakash Kumar Moharana, GyanendraSthi, Balmiki Prasad Keshari and KabitaBehera appealed before the S E C to look into the matter graviously and legal actions should be taken against the personalities violating the model code of conduct.