Tamil Nadu bypolls: DMK wins 2 seats, AIADMK 1 in Vellore

In the by-elections to three assembly segments in Vellore district, the ruling AIADMK won one seat while its arch rival DMK won two seats.

Published: 24th May 2019 04:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th May 2019 04:19 AM   |  A+A-

AIADMK candidate G Sampathu with supporters after winning Sholingur Assembly constituency on Thursday (Photo| EPS)

By Express News Service

VELLORE: In the by-elections to three assembly segments in Vellore district, the ruling AIADMK won one seat while its arch rival DMK won two seats.

In Gudiyatham, the party’s candidate S Kathavarayan won by a margin of 27,841 votes as he bagged 1,06,137 votes against AIADMK’s Kasbah R Moorthy who secured 78,296 votes.

Disqualified MLA and  AMMK candidate Jayanthi Padmanabhan lost her deposit after ending with a vote share of 8,186. AC Vilwanathan of DMK secured 96,455 votes to win the Ambur segment while his rival J Jothi Ramalinga Raja bagged 58,688 votes.

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