Chandrani Murmu Wins Polls At 25+ Age : May Become Youngest MP Of 17th Lok Saba

Bhubaneswar : Chandrani Murmu turned 25 year 11 month and nine days-old on Saturday as official results of her victory in Keonjhar Lok Sabha polls were announced.

The young technocrat Murmu, a surprise choice by BJD president Naveen Patnaik, may well become the youngest MP to enter the 17th Lok Sabha.

Murmu, who passed out BTech programme from Bhubaneswar-based SOA University in 2017 and was searching for jobs when BJD supremo picked her for electoral contest, won comfortably by defeating a two-time BJP MP Ananta Nayak by 66203 votes.