AIADMK bags 65 posts in urban local bodies by-poll

Monday 22nd September 2014 12:33 EDT

Chennai: The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) has bagged 65 posts in the by-elections to urban local bodies held last week. After several rounds of counting that began on Monday morning, the party captured the posts of chairperson in four municipalities and six town panchayats, besides four ward members in municipal corporations; 20 ward members in municipalities; 27 ward members in town panchayats and four panchayat union ward members. The two national parties, Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress, secured ward member posts in five and three places respectively. While independents won in four places, the Rashtriya Janata Dal opened its account by getting one municipal ward.

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