The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Friday released its first list of six candidates for the forthcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly elections 2021. CM Edapaddi K Palaniswamy will contest the elections from Edapaddi, while his deputy, O Panneerselvam has been fielded from Bodinayakanur constituency.
Senior leaders D Jayakumar (Fisheries Minister) and C Ve Shanmugam (Law Minister) have been fielded from Royapuram and Villupuram in northern Tamil Nadu respectively. MLAs, S P Shanmuganathan and S Thenmozhi would face the polls from Srivaigundam and Nilakottai (Reserved) segments.
Notably, the ruling AIADMK has already sealed its deal with PMK allotting it 23 seats. On Tuesday, it continued seat-sharing talks with its key ally BJP for the forthcoming Tamil Nadu assembly elections, however, no outcome emerged.
Single-phase polls to 234 assembly seats in the state would be held on April 6.
Report by Chetali S M
Reported on – 04/03/2021