Insight Bureau: The State Election Commission (SEC) in Odisha has increased the poll expenditure limit for candidates contesting for Sarpanch, Samiti Members and Zilla Parishad Members.
Limit of Poll Expenditure:
➡️ Sarpanch – Rs 2 lakh
➡️ Panchayat Samiti Member – Rs 2 lakh
➡️ Zilla Parishad Member – Rs 5 lakh
Zilla Parishad Member candidates can use 5 Jeeps/Cars and 10 Motorcycles while Samiti Member and Sarpanch candidates can use 2 Jeeps/Cars and 5 Motorcycles.
Polling time for the panchayat polls in Odisha, has been revised to 7 AM to 1 PM.