Mithun Rai emerged victorious in the election for the post of Dakshina Kannada Youth Congress president, the result of which was announced here on the evening of May 18, 2017. His opponent Luqman was elected vice-president.
Mithun Rai, who was already serving in the same post, defeated Luqman by a margin of 583 votes. While Rai garnered 4,059 votes, Luqman secured 3,476 votes.
The counting of the votes for the youth Congress constituency-wise elections was held for the posts of presidents on May 18, 2017.
Tausif in Puttur, Sadiq in Sullia, Abhinandan in Beltangady, Chandra Sanil in Moodbidri, Girish Alva in Mangaluru North, Prashanth Kumar in Bantwal, Merryl Rego in Mangaluru South and Rauf Deralakatte in Ullal have emerged as winners.
Out of 8 Assembly constituencies 7 have been reportedly won by Mithun supporters while Ullal was won by the Lukman supporter.