CHENNAI: Rejoicing the victory of six AIADMK candidates, including five women, in local body polls, Kerala, the Chief Minister and AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa on Saturday said, “With the electoral victory of the AIADMK a new era has dawned in the history of the party. Indeed, it is a forerunner to the success of the party in the coming days. The victory has come as a Diwali gift to the party cadre.”
In the statement here, Jayalalithaa said true to the name of the party - All India Anna DMK - it has been registering electoral victories recently in many States. On September 9, three AIADMK candidates won in the local body elections in the Andamans. Jayalalithaa also thanked the workers who strove hard for the party’s victory in the local body elections on November 2 and November 5.
In Palakkad district, S Helen Amalorpava Mary and J Shreerajani (third and seventh wards of the Kozhijampara panchayat respectively), M Saraswathi (Eruthenpathi panchayat seventh ward) won in the elections.
In Idukki district, Pakkiyalakshmi (First ward, Devikulam panchayat), L Balakrishnan (Maraiyur panchayat third ward) and S Praveena (Peermedu panchayat first ward) won the elections.