By Odisha Story Bureau, Bijepur:
Amid heightened security, bypoll in Bijepur Assembly seat in Odisha passed off incident-free today. Presiding officer from booth no.193 was suspended as he was allegedly influencing voters to press buttons for candidate from a particular party.
Though the official polling turnout is not declared yet, according to sources about 81 percent of the voters cast their votes.
There are a total of 2,21,144 voters, in 281 polling stations in Bijepur, already have decided the fate of 13 candidates.
The counting of votes and result declaration is going to be held on 28th February 2018.