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AIADMK releases list of 171 candidates for Tamil Nadu polls 2021, BJP to contest on 20 seats

The AIADMK on Wednesday released the list of 171 candidates for the upcoming Assembly Elections in Tamil Nadu. The PMK and BJP in AIADMK led alliance will contest in 23 and 20 constituencies respectively.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: March 10, 2021 18:47 IST
Tamil Nadu polls 2021
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Dy Chief Minister O Pannerselval with Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

The AIADMK on Wednesday released its second list of 171 candidates for the upcoming Assembly Elections in Tamil Nadu. Together with its first list of 6 candidates, the AIADMK would be in fray in 177 constituencies and its partners in 43 while 14 more seats are yet to be allocated.

Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal, several ministers, including S P Velumani, P Thangamani, K A Sengottaiyan, and former ministers such as B V Ramana and TKM Chinnayya find a place in the list of candidates.

The PMK and BJP in AIADMK led alliance will contest in 23 and 20 constituencies respectively. Election on all 234 seats in Tamil Nadu will be held in a single phase on April 6. The counting of votes will be conducted on May 2.

Constituencies where PMK will contest

  1. Senji (70)
  2. Mailam (71)
  3. Jayakondam (150)
  4. Tiruporur (33)
  5. Vandavasi (RES) (69)
  6. Neyveli (153)
  7. Tirupatur (50) (Tirupattur)
  8. Arcot (42)
  9. Gummidipoondi (1)
  10. Mayiladuthurai (161)
  11. Penagaram (58)
  12. Dharmapuri (59)
  13. Virudhachalam (152)
  14. Kanchipuram (37)
  15. Keezhpennathur (64)
  16. Mettur (85)
  17. Salem West (88)
  18. Sholingur (39)
  19. Shankarapuram (79)
  20. Chepauk-Triplicane (19)
  21. Poonamallee (RES) (5)
  22. Keezhvelur (RES) (164)
  23. Attur (Dindugal) (129)

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Constituencies where BJP will contest

  1. Thiruvannamalai - 63
  2. Nagarkovil  - 230
  3. Kulachal - 231
  4. Vilavankodu - 233
  5. Ramanathapuram - 211
  6. Modakurichi - 100
  7. Harbour - 18
  8. Thousand Lights - 20
  9. Thirukovilur - 76
  10. Thittakudi - 151 (reserved)
  11. Coimbatore South - 120)
  12. Virudhunagar - 206
  13. Aravakurichi-134
  14. Tiruvaiyaru  - 173
  15. Ooty - 108
  16. Thirunelveli - 224
  17. Thali - 56
  18. Karaikudi - 184
  19. Tharapuram - 101 (reserved)
  20. Madurai north - 191

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