2019 general elections: DMK leading in Pollachi

Pollachi: DMK candidate K Shanmugasundaram (Pollachi constituency) is leading in the 2019 general election with 2,35,877 votes with AIADMK trailing behind. AIADMK candidate C Mahendran, has secured 1,77,731 votes.

Shanmugasundaram, at the time of campaigning, told media that he will be pitching for a special court to conduct a trial on the sexual harassment case. He said that he will take steps to implement the Anaimalai- Nallaru project. He also told that steps will be taken to increase tea estate worker’s wages.

Shanmugasundaram had in 2009 constituted from Pollachi constituency buyt lost to AIADMK contestant K Sugumar.

NT Bureau