Tamil Nadu Vikravandi, Nanguneri Bye-election Results 2019 Highlights: After a poor show in the Lok Sabha polls, the ruling AIADMK received a shot in the arm Thursday after its candidates registered a thumping win in the Vikravandi and Nanguneri Assembly bypolls.
In Vikravandi, AIADMK’s Muthamizhselvan defeated DMK’s N Pugazhendhi by a margin of 44,924 votes. Similarly in Nanguneri, AIADMK’s Narayanan won against Congress candidate R Manoharan by a margin of 33,445 votes.
The election saw a major battle between the AIADMK and DMK in Vikravandi, with MR Muthamizhselvan, the AIADMK secretary of Kanai Union in the Villupuram district unit going up against N Pugazhendhi, the party treasurer for DMK’s Villupuram district unit.
In Nanguneri, the election was contested between the ruling AIADMK and DMK’s ally, Congress, with Rettiyarpatti V Narayanan contesting for AIADMK against Congress’ candidate R Manoharan.