BJP fielded late Prakash Pant's wife Chandra Pant from the seat while Congress fielded Anju Lumchi.
The election was necessitated after the demise of state cabinet minister Prakash Pant earlier this year.
The decision to field Lunthi comes after two prominent party leaders from the state including former MLA Mayukh Mahar and PCC spokesman Mathura Dutt Joshi refused to contest on different grounds.
The petition stated that certain steps are indispensable to promote native as well as international tourism and overhauling of air services in the region requires immediate attention.
The seat was vacated after the minister died due to cancer. The move is yet to be confirmed by the state leadership.
The seat was vacated after state cabinet minister Prakash Pant's demise due to lung cancer earlier this year.
The leopard was declared man-eater by the forest department and was shot dead during an operation last night.
The agitators demand that the college should immediately replace the old editions with the latest edition of books.