Bhubaneswar: Sangram Keshari Jena was elected president of Odisha Pradesh Youth Congress (OPYC) on Saturday after defeating Biswabhusan Das by 2,902 votes. Jena secured 11,045 votes while Das got 8,143 votes.

Elections for the State, Parliament and Assembly committees of the OPYC were held on December 22, 2011.

It may be noted that Biswabhusan Das will be the Vice-president. Besides, Phulamani Sethi, Daridranarayan Nayak, Satyanand Rout, Biswanath Hembrum, Raimuddin Saha, Rehan Salim, Swayamsidha Mohapatra and Sushant Behera have been elected general secretaries.