Kerala Thrikkakara bypoll results

Congress’s Uma Thomas wins by 25,000 votes

The Thrikkakara by-election was held in the wake of the death of Congress legislator P T Thomas

Congress has fielded his wife Uma Thomas.

The Congress retained the Assembly seat of Thrikkakara,

where counting of votes for the March 31 bypoll was held Friday.

The party’s candidate Uma Thomas defeated her nearest rival Dr Jo Joseph of the CPI(M) by a margin of 25,000 votes.

Even as six rounds of votes were counted, CPI(M) indicated that the party had lost the elections.

People wait in a queue to cast their votes for Thrikkakara Assembly bypoll, in Kochi, Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

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