Pipili (SunstarTV Bureau): Amid a strong triangular fights among three major parties as BJD, BJP and Congress, now in Round-1 votes counting, BJD candidate and late lawmaker Pradeep Maharathy’s son Rudra Pratap Maharathy taking a lead by 1406 votes from other party candidates.
BJD’s Rudra Pratap Maharathy: 4055 votes.
BJP’s Ashrit Pattanayak: 2649.
Congress’ Bishwokeshan Harichandan Mohapatra: 766.
More updates are awaited.