BJP has retained the Dhamnagar Assembly seat with party candidate Suryabanshi Suraj defeating BJD candidate Abanti Das by 9,881 votes.
"I will fight for the people of Dhamnagar. I will give a befitting reply to the conspirators," vowed Raju Das.
The BJP has named Late Bishnu Sethi’s son Suryabanshi Suraj as the candidate for Dhamnagar assembly bypoll.
BJD has named Alaka Mohanty, wife of late MLA Kishore Kumar Mohanty as the party's candidate for the assembly bypolls in Brajarajnagar.
Radharani Panda was elected to the Odisha Assembly from Brajarajnagar in 2014, but lost in 2019.
The jolt suffered by BJP in many States in the assembly by-elections, served as a wake up call, forcing it to reduce the excise duty on fuel.
BJD wins Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly Seats. Swarup Das wins in Balsaore. Bijaya Shankar Das wins in Tirtol. Odisha Bypolls.
Polling begins for 94 assembly seats in Bihar and 54 seats in 10 States. 28 seats in Madhya Pradesh up for the grab.