Vellore Lok Sabha Election Result Highlights: DMK candidate Kathir Anand wins by a margin of 8,141 votes

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Updated: August 9, 2019 4:51:02 pm

Vellore Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 Highlights: After counting ended, DMK candidate Kathir Anand has won over AIADMK rival AC Shanmugam. According to reports, DMK has won by a margin of 8,141 votes.

Vellore election result, Vellore lok sabha election resultVellore election result LIVE: DMK candidate Kathir Anand has won over his AIADMK backed rival AC Shanmugam.

Vellore Lok Sabha Election Result Counting Highlights: DMK candidate Kathir Anand has won Vellore Lok Sabha election by a margin of 8,141 votes. Anand defeated AIADMK backed candidate AC Shanmugam, the chief of Puthiya Neethi Katchi. Besides AIADMK and DMK candidates, 26 more were in the fray for Vellore seat where polling was held on August 5. Vellore is one of the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu.

Elections were held across the 38 seats in April but the Election Commission had cancelled the polling in Vellore cancelled following raids and cash seizure during the run up to April-May general elections.

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    15:40 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    DMK's Kathir Anand takes lead by 8,141 votes

    The counting for the Vellore parliamentary constituency has ended. DMK's Kathir Anand has polled 4,85,340 votes while AIADMK's AC Shanmugam has scored 4,77,199 votes in his favour. DMK is leading by a margin of 8,141 votes.

    15:05 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    One of the biggest victories for DMK, says former Minister K Ponmudy

    As the DMK is taking the lead in Vellore Lok Sabha seat, former minister K Ponmudy on Friday said that AIADMK has lost the election. He also said that AIADMK has used money power during the election period. Speaking to Indian Express, Ponmudy said, "AIADMK has used its money power to influence voters in few constituencies but still they weren't able to defeat DMK. This is one of the biggest victories for DMK."

    14:42 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    DMK takes lead in Vellore parliamentary constituency by more than 14,000 votes after 16th round of counting

    After the 16th round of counting, DMK candidate is leading by more than 14,000 votes. According to the reports, the party has scored 4,21,955 votes so far.

    14:32 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    Celebrations underway at DMK headquarter

    Celebrations begin today at DMK's headquarter in Chennai. This comes after the party is leading by more than 19,000 votes in Vellore Lok Sabha constituency. Party workers are distributing sweets and bursting crackers. 

    14:22 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    DMK takes lead by over 19,000 votes after 13th round of counting of votes

    DMK's Kathir Anand is leading the Vellore Lok Sabha seat by more than 19,000 votes after the 13th round of counting.

    14:17 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    DMK takes lead by over 20,000 votes after 12th round of vote counting

    DMK is leading the Vellore parliamentary constituency after the counting of votes in the 12th round. According to the latest report, the party is leading by more than 20,000 votes.

    13:29 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    Vellore Lok Sabha Election Result Live: AIADMK candidate Shanmugam trails

    A report in The Indian Express said that a total of eight lakh votes have been counted so far and approximately two lakh votes are still left. DMK candidate Kathir Anand leads by 9,324 votes. Kathir Anand - 4,20,408 (DMK) | AC Shanmugam - 4,11,084 (AIADMK) | Deepalakshmi - 23,235

    13:12 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    Vellore Lok Sabha Election Result Live Counting: DMK takes comfortable lead

    DMK candidate Anand has taken a comfortable lead as he leads by a margin of 12,925 votes over his AIADMK backed rival Shanmugam. DMK Kathir Anand: 388,280 votes | AIADMK A C Shanmugam: 375,355 votes

    13:02 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    After 11th round, DMK candidate Kathir Anand leads

    DMK candidate DM Kathir Anand is leading after 11th round of counting. AIADMK candidate AC Shanmugam is trailing by 14,214 votes.

    12:45 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    Vellor Election Result: Polling on August 5, 71.51% turn out recorded

    Polling in the Vellore parliamentary constituency took place on August 5. The total turnout was 71.51 per cent. The constituency has 14.32 lakh voters spread in six Assembly segments. The poll to the Vellore Lok Sabha seat was originally slated to be held in April but it was canceled following raids and cash seizures by the Election Commission.

    12:31 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    Vellore Lok Sabha Election Result Live: DMk candidate leads

    Counting of votes underway for Vellore Lok Sabha seat. News agency ANI reported that DMK candidate Kathir Anand was leading over his AIMADK rival after the ninth round.

    12:11 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    Live Election Result: After sixth round, DMK candidate Kathir Anand leads

    News agency ANI tweeted that the trend has changed after sixth round. Now DMK candidate Kathir Anand is leading over his AIADMK rival Shanmugam.

    12:06 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    Vellore Lok Sabha Election Result Live: AIADMK's lead slips to 3,896 votes

    According to the latest trend, at the end of round 5, the lead of AIADMK candidate Shanmugam's over his DMK rival Kathir Anand has reduced to 3,896 votes.

    12:03 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    Vellore counting LIVE: Counting underway at Ranipet engineering college

    The counting process is currently underway at Ranipet engineering college in Vellore. The EVMs were stored on the premises of the engineering colleged after August 5 elections. A three-tier security cover is in place for smooth conduct of the process.

    11:52 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    Vellore Lok Sabha Election 2019: 28 candidates in fray

    Vellore is one of the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu. While AIADMK has backed AC Shanmugam of Puthiya Neethi Katchi, an ally of the ruling party, the DMK has given ticket to Kathir Anand. Besides AIADMK and DMK candidates, 26 more are in the fray.

    11:47 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    AIADMK candidate's lead reduced to nearly 8,800 votes

    The ruling AIADMK candidate's lead was reduced to nearly 8,800 votes. According to the information last received through the website of the Election Commission, AIADMK candidate AC Shanmugam's lead over DMK's Kathir Anand reduces to nearly 8,800 votes. AC Shanmugam (AIADMK) - 2,16,037 votes | Kathir Anand (DMK) - 2,07,167 votes | Deepalakshmi (NT) - 10,895 votes

    11:46 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    Vellore election result: Five VVPATs votes to be counted

    District Election Officer and Collector A Shanmuga Sundaram said that votes recorded in five VVPAT devices will be verified for each and every Assembly constituency.

    11:46 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    Vellore Lok Sabha Election Result, Counting Live

    The result is expected to be out by the afternoon and will decide if the AIADMK retains the seat or arch-rival DMK wrests it. A total of 28 candidates were in the fray which includes AC Shanmugam of Puthiya Neethi Katchi, an ally of the AIADMK and DM Kathir Anand of the DMK.

    11:45 (IST)09 Aug 2019
    Vellore Lok Sabha Election Result: AIADMK backed candidate AC Shanmugam leads

    At 11 AM, AIADMK backed candidate AC Shanmugam was leading with a margin of 15,987 votes. While the ruling party's Shanmugam got 1,67,517 votes, hit opponent DMK's Kathir Anand has secured 1,51,530 votes.

    The Vellore district in Tamil Nadu was the only constituency in the country that didn’t vote during the general elections in April-May. Tamil Nadu has 39 parliament seats. Voting across all the 38 seats were held on April 19. However, voting in Vellore was delayed following seizure of currency from the house of DMK leader Duraimurugan.
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