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LDF retains Thiruvananthapuram

November 22, 2005 09:18 IST
Last Updated: November 22, 2005 12:07 IST

The Left Democratic Front on Tuesday retained the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat, with the Communist Party of India's Pannyan Raveendran defeating his Congress rival V S Sivakumar by a margin of over 70,000 votes in the by-election.

In the grimly fought by-election,held barely six months before the completion of the term of Congress-led United Democratic Front government, the fledgling Democratic Indira Congress, led by veteran K Karunakaran, had pledged its total support to the LDF.

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