Vengara bypoll election result is out now, the UDF leader KNA Khader won by over 23,000 votes. As per the reports, around 1.9 percent of the total 1.7 lakh voters have cast their votes on Wednesday in the Vengara assembly constituency which is located in Malappuram district. In this by-poll election around 87,750 men have cast votes along with 82,259 women for the Vengara elections. The counting of the Wednesday voting has begun now. And the result is expected to be out by 10 am today. The officials have deployed the heavy security at the counting centres. And also set up around fourteen tables for the counting of votes.
However, the official declaration of the results is expected to be announced by 12 pm today. The reports are coming that the United Democratic Front (UDF) leader KNA Khader is leading by over 15,000 votes. The main contenders who stood for the Vengara by-polls are K N A Khader, CPI-M candidate P P Basheer, BJP candidate K Janachandran and KC Naseer of the SDPI.
The reports depict that the KNA Khader is in the lead while LDF is in the second position and Social Democratic Party of India and Bharatiya Janta Party is fighting for the third place.
12:25 pm: The Congress-led UDF won Vengara Assembly polls in Kerala while BJP slips to the fourth position with just 5728 votes.
— Kerala PCC (@INCKerala) October 15, 2017
12:21 pm: After the victory of KNA Khader IUML, Twitterati has overflowed on Twitter against BJP and other parties.
Even a blind BJP supporter will say Vengara a impossible seat. I am from Kerala, i can clearly say that. It's 75% Muslim constituency.
— Ganesh (@me_ganesh14) October 15, 2017
— Saheed Abdul (@saheeadabdul) October 15, 2017
12:17 pm: Indian Union Muslim League the largest ally in Kerala of the Congress has reserved the Vengara Assembly seat today.
10:36 am: UDF Leader KNA Khader won by over 23,000 votes.
09:50 am: The United Democratic Front leader KNA Khader is leading by over 15,000 votes.
09:01 am: K N A Khader of the IUML including six candidates such as P P Basheer of CPI-M, K Janachandran (BJP) and K C Naseer of the SDPI are tensed.