Erode East By-election Results Today News Live Updates: Congress candidate EVKS Ilangovan is leading in Erode East by-election in Tamil Nadu. The by-election was held on February 27 and was necessitated by the death of Congress MLA Thirumahan Everaa
The ruling DMK-backed Elangovan’s clear lead at the end of the third round of counting prompted celebrations from supporters of the Dravidian Party-led Secular Progressive Alliance (SPA). Elangovan got 27,843 votes and Southern State got 9,146 votes in 3 rounds of counting. According to election officials. Maneka Navaneethan of Naam Tamilar Katsi and Anand of DMD got 1,820 and 256 votes respectively, news agency PTI reported.
This by-election has been in focus in Tamil Nadu for the past few weeks. As a sign of the popularity of the ruling coalition in the Lok Sabha elections, in Erode East assembly constituency, from Chief Minister M.K.Stalin to Leader of Opposition Edappadi K. Palaniswami, all major leaders were involved in collecting votes for their candidates. Place next year.