Kanimozhi, D. Raja re-elected to Rajya Sabha

Chennai, June 27 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) supremo M. Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi was today re-elected to the Rajya Sabha with Congress support from Tamil Nadu after a contest with actor Vijayakanth's DMDK candidate.

Kanimozhi, who is an accused in the 2G scam case, emerged victorious in the contest with 31 votes after five Congress MLAs voted in her favour along with two votes each from two smaller parties-Puthiya Thamizhagam and Manithaneya Munnetrak Katchi.

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja has also been re-elected for a second term to the Rajya Sabha. He won with 34 votes after getting the support of the AIADMK.

Four AIDMK candidates were also elected. (ANI)

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