BERHAMPUR: Dilip Patra of the BJD won the post of president of the Kukudakhandi Panchayat Samity on Saturday. Election for this post had to be conducted as the former president of the Panchayat Samity, Trinath Nahak had resigned from his post. Fourteen members of the Panchayat Samity voted in favour of the BJD candidate while five votes were cast in favour of the Congress candidate, Saka Sujit. One Samity member abstained during voting.