Updated June 4th, 2024 at 19:38 IST

Breaking: Congress Candidate Hamdulla Sayeed Wins in Lakshadweep

Congress leader Hamdulla Sayeed won from the Lakshadweep Lok Sabha seat with a margin of 2,647 votes against NCP(S) candidate Mohammed Faizal P P.

Reported by: Digital Desk
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Kavaratti (Lakshadweep): Congress leader Hamdulla Sayeed on Tuesday won from the Lakshadweep Lok Sabha seat with a margin of 2,647 votes against NCP(S) candidate Mohammed Faizal P P.

Faizal is the current MP from Lakshadweep and Sayeed is a former MP from the island archipelago, which witnessed a fierce battle between the two to win from the constituency.

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The Congress leader was in the lead when the counting of votes started in the morning.

When counting ended, Sayeed got 25,726 votes and Faizal received 23,079 votes.

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Of the total registered 57,784 voters in Lakshadweep, 48,468 cast their votes in the polling held in the constituency on April 19 in phase 1 of the elections. 

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Published June 4th, 2024 at 19:38 IST