The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhakam (AIADMK) on Tuesday won all the three assembly by-elections in Tamil Nadu were held on Saturday, with Chief Minister and party leader J Jayalalithaa profusely thanking the voters.
The chief minister has thanked voters as ecstatic AIADMK workers celebrated the victory across the state. “The by-poll victory gives me boundless joy and enthusiasm. The victory proves yet again that people are on my side. My work will continue in tune with people’s expectation,” Ms Jayalalithaa said in a statement from hospital.
“The love of the people and the support they have shown to the party in the by-polls has been motivating her,” she added.
In Aravakkurichi, AIADMK’s V Senthil Balaji defeated DMK’s KC Palanisamy while at Thirupparankundram AIADMK’s AK Bose defeated DMK’s P Saravanan.
In Thanjavur, the AIADMK’s M Rengasamy worsted DMK’s Anjugam Bhoopathy.