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Municipality Chairman's post in Dhenkanal with party candidate Sudhanshu Dalai being declared elected through a draw of lottery after voting ended in a tie.



Of the 23 councillors, 18 participted in the by-poll held for the post in which BJP's Sudhanshu Dalai and Rudranta Dalai of secured 9 votes each, according to sub-collector and returning officer A Patnaik.

As there was a tie, draw of lottery was held and Sudhanshu was declared elected by the returning officer.

Eleven councillors from Congress, 5 from BJP, one from BJD and another independent participated in the by- The result showed there was cross voting.

The by-was necessitated after Dhenkanal Municipality Chairman Indramani Behera was defeated in a Congress-sponsored no-confidence motion on August 1.

However, Dalai would not be able to take charge of office till final order is delivered in a writ petition in High Court, the returning officer said.

The State Commission decided only to conduct the by-election, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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BJP today bagged the

BJP today bagged the Municipality Chairman's post in Dhenkanal with party candidate Sudhanshu Dalai being declared elected through a draw of lottery after voting ended in a tie. Of the 23 councillors, 18 participted in the by-poll held for the post in which BJP's Sudhanshu Dalai and Rudranta Dalai of Congress secured 9 votes each, according to sub-collector and returning officer A Patnaik. As there was a tie, draw of lottery was held and Sudhanshu was declared elected by the returning officer. Eleven councillors from Congress, 5 from BJP, one from BJD and another independent participated in the by-election. The result showed there was cross voting. The by-election was necessitated after Dhenkanal Municipality Chairman Indramani Behera was defeated in a Congress-sponsored no-confidence motion on August 1. However, Dalai would not be able to take charge of office till final order is delivered in a writ petition in Orissa High Court, the returning officer said. The State Election ... today bagged the

Municipality Chairman's post in Dhenkanal with party candidate Sudhanshu Dalai being declared elected through a draw of lottery after voting ended in a tie.

Of the 23 councillors, 18 participted in the by-poll held for the post in which BJP's Sudhanshu Dalai and Rudranta Dalai of secured 9 votes each, according to sub-collector and returning officer A Patnaik.

As there was a tie, draw of lottery was held and Sudhanshu was declared elected by the returning officer.

Eleven councillors from Congress, 5 from BJP, one from BJD and another independent participated in the by- The result showed there was cross voting.

The by-was necessitated after Dhenkanal Municipality Chairman Indramani Behera was defeated in a Congress-sponsored no-confidence motion on August 1.

However, Dalai would not be able to take charge of office till final order is delivered in a writ petition in High Court, the returning officer said.

The State Commission decided only to conduct the by-election, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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BJP today bagged the

today bagged the

Municipality Chairman's post in Dhenkanal with party candidate Sudhanshu Dalai being declared elected through a draw of lottery after voting ended in a tie.

Of the 23 councillors, 18 participted in the by-poll held for the post in which BJP's Sudhanshu Dalai and Rudranta Dalai of secured 9 votes each, according to sub-collector and returning officer A Patnaik.

As there was a tie, draw of lottery was held and Sudhanshu was declared elected by the returning officer.

Eleven councillors from Congress, 5 from BJP, one from BJD and another independent participated in the by- The result showed there was cross voting.

The by-was necessitated after Dhenkanal Municipality Chairman Indramani Behera was defeated in a Congress-sponsored no-confidence motion on August 1.

However, Dalai would not be able to take charge of office till final order is delivered in a writ petition in High Court, the returning officer said.

The State Commission decided only to conduct the by-election, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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