Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

[t4b-ticker]

India

BJD’s Rudra Pratap Maharathy Wins Pipili By-Poll By Over 20,000 Votes

Maharathy secured 96,972 votes, while Pattnaik bagged 76,056 votes.

rudra
BJD candidate Rudra Pratap Maharathy-(ANI Photo)

Puri: Ruling BJD candidate Rudra Pratap Maharathy won the Pipili by-poll on Sunday, defeating his nearest rival Ashrit Pattnaik of the BJP by over 20,000 votes, the Election Commission said.

Maharathy secured 96,972 votes, while Pattnaik bagged 76,056 votes. Congress nominee Bishwokeshan Harichandan Mohapatra got 4,261 votes, the EC said.

ALSO READ: Mamata Banerjee Sweeps Bhabanipur, Retains Chief Minister’s Seat

Ten candidates were in the fray for the by-poll, which was necessitated by the death of sitting BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy in October last year.

You May Also Like

India

"On Thursday, India's cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage crossed 1 billion. We achieved a target which was difficult, but extraordinary", said PM Modi during his...

India

New Delhi: As India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive touched a historical record of 100 crore mark on Thursday, the occasion was marked by celebrations around...

India

A team of NCB conducted a raid at Ananya Panday’s house earlier today after her name appeared in the WhatsApp chats of Aryan Khan.

Entertainment

Earlier today, a team of NCB was seen at Bollywood actor Ananya Panday's residence in Mumbai.

Advertisement