LDF leading in Vattiyoorkavu, Konni seats

The ruling CPI(M)-led LDF in Kerala is leading in two constituencies- Vatiyoorkavu and Konni, while the opposition Congress-led UDF is ahead in three as per early trends in the by-polls to the five Assembly seats.

Thiruvananthapuram Mayor V.K Prashanth is ahead by over 7,000 votes in Vattiyoorkavu in Thiruvananthapuram against his nearest UDF rival K. Mohankumar.

In Konni, LDF's K.U Jinesh Kumar is leading by over 5,000 votes against his UDF rival P. Mohanrajan.

While Shanimol Usman of the UDF is leading by over 2,000 votes in Aroor, a stronghold of the LDF, in Ernakulam T.J Vinod is ahead by 3,800 votes and in Manjeshwaram in Kasaragod UDF candidate M.C Kamaruddin has established a lead of over 3,000 votes.