Vol. XLII No. 22 June 03, 2018
Big Win in Chengannur

THE CPI(M) leader and LDF candidate Saji Cherian has won the Chengannur Assembly by-election by a big majority of 20,956 votes. This is the highest margin of victory ever recorded in this constituency.

Saji Cherian polled 67,303 votes as against his nearest rival, the UDF candidate who got 46,347 votes. The BJP candidate came third with 35,270 votes with around 7,000 votes less than what he polled in the 2016 Assembly election.