The votes of farmers and weavers could make a difference to the outcome in Patkura.
The court rejected his bail petition and remanded him in jail custody, Nayak said.
Hukitola island and 182-year-old lighthouse at Batighar island near Govari river mouth are major attractions for tourists in the winter season.
Around 80 poaching cases are still pending in the court.
Vigilance sleuths caught him red handed and recovered the money.
The AAA requires registration of all shrimp farms lying on either side of rivers, creeks, and canals up to a distance of five km from the high tide level.
Bus services were also affected due to the agitation.
Unidentified miscreants decapitated the statue of Biju Patnaik installed at Trinath Bazaar within Rajnagar police station limits in Kendrapara.
The OSDMA has already prepared plans to handle natural disasters like the tsunami, cyclone, and flood,” Bisoi informed.
Farmers from the coastal district of Kendrapara and its nearby areas are harried because of the delay in the arrival of the monsoons.
The veteran freedom fighter is survived by a son and three daughters.