Padhi informed that polling will be conducted at a total of 4,373 booths across 1,737 wards from 8 am to 5 pm on March 24. As many as 22,000 polling staff will be engaged. Each polling party will comprise a Presiding Officer and for Polling Officers.
He too informed that Councillors in 58 wards have been elected unopposed in absence of rival candidates.
The on-going campaigning will come to an end at 5 pm tomorrow, he said.