KATTAPPANA: UDF candidate N. Ravindran has been elected the vice-chairman of the Thodupuzha municipality defecting LDF candidate Jomon Ulahannan. Twenty votes were polled in Ravindran’s favour while his opponent got five. The election was necessitated following the resignation of M.S. Muhammed of the Indian Union Muslim League as per an agreement in the UDF. Two votes were declared null and void.—A Correspondent

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