Puducherry by-polls: Congress wins Kamraj Nagar seat


Puducherry (India): Indian National Congress on Thursday retained its Kamraj Nagar seat.

Congress candidate A John Kumar bagged 7170 votes more than his rival candidate Bouvanesvarane of All India NR Congress in the bypolls.

“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 could not win Puducherry,” said A John Kumar while speaking to ANI

Kumar got 14,782 votes while Bouvanesvarane only bagged 7612 votes. The former contested the by-elections as part of Congress-DMK alliance while the latter contested in the AINRC-AIADMK-BJP alliance. (ANI)