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Shashi Tharoor wins Thiruvananthapuram seat

india Updated: May 16, 2009 12:35 IST
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Shashi Tharoor wins Thiruvananthapuram seat

Former UN undersecretary general and Congress party's Shashi Tharoor won the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat by over 80,000 votes, making his debut in Indian politics.

Tharoor got an early lead right as counting began and maintained it throughout.