Red wave in Pathanamthitta

Published: 20th May 2016 08:07 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th May 2016 08:10 AM   |  A+A-

PATHANAMTHITTA: The LDF swept the Assembly elections in the district by winning four of five seats.  The victory of Adoor Prakash from Konni with a margin of 20,478 votes is the only solace for the UDF in the district. The good show by BJP-BDJS candidates affected the UDF more than the LDF in the district.

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By wresting Aranmula from K Sivadasan Nair, who represented the constituency in 12th and 13th Assemblies, LDF candidate Veena George gave a severe jolt to the UDF. Veena won the seat with a margin of 7,646 votes.  LDF candidate Raju Abraham, retained the Ranni seat. Chittayam Gopakumar retained the Adoor seat. In Tiruvalla, Mathew T Thomas retained the seat with a margin of 8,262 votes.

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