Alajangi Viswanath Swamy, Independent member of Rajya Sabha, also cast his vote in the polling held in the state assembly building here.
As the voting was held in the state Assembly building amid tight security, legislators belonging to different political parties joined the polling process and cast their votes at intervals.
The UPA candidate Meira Kumar could not visit Odisha in the run up to the presidential election since her tour was cancelled.
While there are 117 BJD MLAs in the 147-member Odisha Assembly, the Congress has 16 legislators, the BJP 10, the CPI-M and the Samata Kranti Dal have one MLA each. There are two Independent MLAs in the House.
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