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    Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: Congress-DMK combine defeated All India NR Congress-AIADMK-BJP alliance by a margin of 7170 votes.

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    Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: Having won the by-poll to Kamaraj Nagar constituency, John Kumar told news agency ANI, “I thank people for giving a big mandate and making me win. My first priority will be to provide basic necessities to people. I also congratulate my opponents who worked hard but couldn’t win Puducherry.”

  • 11:04 AM IST
    Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: 54-year-old Congress-DMK candidate A John Kumar won the Kamaraj Nagar Assembly seat of Puducherry.
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    Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: Naam Thamilar Katchi candidate M Praveena stands in the third spot with 620 votes, followed by while Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam candidate C Vetriselvam secured 343 votes.

  • 11:00 AM IST

    Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: Congress-DMK alliance candidate John Kumar

    secures 14,782 votes as against AINRC-AIADMK-BJP alliance Bouvanesvarane

    who secured 7,612 votes.

  • 10:16 AM IST

    Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: Counting of votes is underway for the Kamaraj Nagar assembly constituency at the Motilal Nehru Government Polytechnic Institution of Puducherry, stated a report.

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    Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: Counting underway For Puducherry Seat of Puducherry.

  • 8:22 AM IST

    Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: Counting of votes begins for Puducherry seat in Puducherry.

Puducherry: Congress-DMK candidate won the Kamaraj Nagar Assembly seat against All India NR Congress-AIADMK-BJP alliance by a margin of 7170 votes on October 24.

One Lok Sabha seat which went to voting on October 21 witnessed nearly 70 per cent polling turn out in Puducherry by 6PM, according to EC officials.

In the Union Territory of Puducherry, nine candidates had contested in the lone Lok Sabha seat, but the main contest was between Congress party’s John Kumar and AINRC nominee S Bhuvaneswarane.

The bypoll in Puducherry was necessitated after Congress legislator V Vaithilingam was elected to the Lok Sabha in April this year.