Chennai: Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK on Wednesday retained the Sankarankoil (SC) Assembly constituency, with party nominee S Muthuselvi defeating DMK candidate Jawahar Suryakumar by a massive margin of 68,744 votes.
Muthuslevi polled 94,964 votes against Suryakumar's 26,220.
Vaiko-led MDMK's Sadan Thirumalai Kumar polled just 20,675 votes while DMDK's Muthukumar was pushed to the fourth spot with a meagre 12,144 votes.
DMK, MDMK, DMDK and nine other candidates who were in the fray lost their deposits in the keenly contested election....more
03:13 PM, Mar 21, 2012