IUML's P.K.Kunjalikkutty of the Congress-led UDF has registered a thumping victory in the Malappuram Lok Sabha by-election.
He has secured a victory margin of 1,71,023 votes against his main rival M.B.Faisal of the LDF.
Kunjalikkutty fetched 5,15, 330 votes while Faisal garnered 3,44,307 votes.
BJP's N.Sreeprakash has got 65,675 votes.
The seat was vacated by the demise of E.Ahamed who had got a victory margin of 1.94 lakh votes in the 2014 election.