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Puducherry bypoll result: Congress retains Kamraj Nagar Assembly seat

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

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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.

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"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-as part of Congress-DMK alliance while the latter contested in the AINRC-AIADMK-BJP alliance.

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First Published: Thu, October 24 2019. 11:14 IST