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    Tamil Nadu Bypoll Results 2019: AIADMK’s R. Muthamilselvan won from Vikravandi, polling 113,428 votes while his DMK rival N.Pugazhenthi had polled 68,646 votes. In Nanguneri, AIADMK candidate V.Narayanan polled 94,802 votes while his Congress rival Ruby R. Manohar had polled 61,991 votes.

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    Tamil Nadu Bypoll Results 2019: AIADMK wins both Vikravandi and Nanguneri seats

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    Tamil Nadu Bypoll Results 2019: As AIADMK is set to win both the Vikravandi and Nanguneri Assembly constituencies from the opposition, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said it is a victory for truth.
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    Tamil Nadu Bypoll Results 2019: The counting of votes for Nanguneri and Vikravandi will have 22 rounds, with postal ballot results likely to be announced in the first 30 minutes.

New Delhi:  The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu registered a thumping win after its candidates won in both in the Vikravandi and Nanguneri Assembly seats with huge majority.

 

In Vikravandi, AIADMK’s Muthamizhselvan defeated DMK’s N Pugazhendhi by a margin of 44,924 votes. The bypoll in Vikravandi seat was necessitated following the death of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) legislator K Rathamani in June.

Similarly in Nanguneri, AIADMK’s Narayanan won against Congress candidate R Manoharan by a margin of 33,445 votes. The bypoll in Nanguneri seat was necessitated after Congress legislator H Vasantha Kumar resigned as he got elected to the Lok Sabha.

AIADMK top leader and Chief Minister K Palaniswami decalared the results as a ‘victory for truth’.

 

“The AIADMK will win the local body polls too. People have understood the lies spread by the DMK,” Chief Minister Edapadi K Palaniswami said, buoyed by his party’s performance in the bypolls.

This is the DMK’s first election since the elevation of party chief MK Stalin’s son, Udhayanidhi Stalin, as Youth Wing Secretary; the post had been previously held by Mr Stalin for 35 years.