Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, May 16:
Patnaik was ahead of his nearest rival Anubhav Patnaik of the ruling BJD by nearly 4, 000 votes. He had polled 26, 289 votes while Anubhav had got 22, 290 votes when reports last came in.
While Soumya Ranjan has put up a spectacular performance in Khandapada, his party does not have much to cheer about as no other AOP candidate is leading in any other constituency