IUML’s Kunhalikutty wins Malappuram bypoll, however victory margin dips from 2014
Express News Global
Published:April 17 2017 02:00 PM
MALAPPURAM: Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) competitor P K Kunhalikutty won the Malappuram Lok Sabha bypoll by an edge of 1.71 lakh votes, overcoming the LDF’s M B Faisal and the NDA’s N Sreeprakash.
The IUML is a constituent of the resistance UDF in Kerala.
Kunhalikutty, notwithstanding, couldn’t best the triumph edge of E Ahamed who had won this seat by 1,94,739 votes against the CPM’s P K Sainaba in the 2014 Lok Sabha surveys. The Malappuram bypoll was required by the passing of Ahamad in February.
While Kunhalikutty of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) secured 5,15,325 votes, the CPM’s M B Faisal got 3,44,287 and BJP’s Sreeprakash 65,662.
UDF figured out how to keep up a decent lead in all the seven Assembly voting demographics in the Malappuarm Parliament voting public.
Malappuram recorded 71.33 for every penny voting in the byelection hung on April 12, against the 71.11 for every penny recorded in the last race.