Some prominent winnersMay 13th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Some of the prominent candidates who emerged victorious Friday in the 2011 assembly elections.
- Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achutanandan (LDF) won from the Malampuzha constituency in Palakad district of Kerala by more than 17,000 votes, one of the highest majorities in the election.
- Tamil Nadu’s outgoing chief minister and DMK president M. Karunanidhi won from Thiruvarur, defeating his AIADMK rival Rajendran by 50,000 votes.
- AIDMK leader J. Jayalalitha won by a margin of over 41,000 votes from Srirangam.
- Renowned singer Anup Ghoshal of Trinamool Congress won by 43,193 votes in Hooghly district’s Uttarpara constituency against Left candidate Sruthinath Praharaj.
- Theatre artist Bratya Basu of Trinamool Congress won from Dum Dum in West Bengal against Housing Minister and CPI-M’s star campaigner Gautam Deb
- Jaganmohan Reddy of YSR Congress party won the Kadapa Lok Sabha seat in Andhra Pradesh with an unprecedented majority of 5.13 lakh votes
- Jaganmohan Reddy’s mother Y.S. Vijayalaxmi won the Pulivendula assembly seat in the state
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- Celebrities take on Left Front veterans for Trinamool - Apr 26, 2011
- Congress-YSR Congress face-off in Kadappa Sunday - May 07, 2011
- YSR's son, widow win by-elections by record margins (Third Lead) - May 13, 2011
- YSR's widow, son head towards huge wins (Lead) - May 13, 2011
- Peaceful polling in Andhra by-polls (Lead) - May 08, 2011
- Campaigning ends for Kadapa by-elections - May 06, 2011
- A bad day for Congress, says Andhra chief minister - May 13, 2011
- YSR's son, widow lead in by-elections - May 13, 2011
- Polling begins in Andhra by-polls - May 08, 2011
- Jagan party shocks Congress, wrests three council seats - Mar 23, 2011
- YSR's widow retains Pulivendula, Jagan heads for huge win (Second Lead) - May 13, 2011
- YSR party complains to poll panel - Apr 21, 2011
- Artists, singers, actors in Trinamool list - Mar 18, 2011
- Jagan's victory set to increase challenges in Andhra: Congress - May 13, 2011
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