Berhampur: The ruling party, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has won the Mayor post of Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) as its candidate Sanghamitra Dalei won the seat.
Reportedly, Dalei won the seat with a huge margin of 20,236 votes. She is the Ganjam district president of BJD Mahila Morcha.
Notably, the seat was lying vacant since 2018 after Ganjam District and Sessions Judge Court declared K Madhavi’s election to the post as null and void.
The counting of votes is still underway for Mayor posts of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC).