Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) won the Deogarh municipality by-polls as its candidates registered victory for the posts of two councillors.
Ahinsa Nayak, BJD candidate for Ward-1, defeated his nearest rival Roshan Behera of the BJP by 71 votes. While Nayak got 523 votes, Behera polled 452.
Kula Chandrama Hasti, BJD nominee for Ward-9, beat his nearest rival Rajkumar Munda of the BJP by 197 votes. Hasti got 582 votes while Munda ended up with 385.