Jharsuguda Bye-Election Result Live: As the results of the by-election for the Jharsuguda assembly constituency are scheduled to be announced today, the vote count is currently ongoing.
As a result of the January assassination of incumbent MLA Naba Kishore Das, who also served as health minister in the Naveen Patnaik administration, the seat was the subject of a vigorous election campaign. The governing Biju Janata Dal party nominated Deepali Das, the daughter of Das, while the BJP nominated Tankashekhar Tripathy. Congress has nominated Tarun Pandey. All three candidates are first-time candidates and the leading contenders, despite the fact that nine candidates contested the election.
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