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Congress, DMK Finalise Constituencies

Both Congress and DMK would announce their  candidates on Saturday .

Published: 22nd April 2016 07:52 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd April 2016 07:52 PM   |  A+A-

PUDUCHERRY: The Congress and DMK has finalized the constituencies that each party would contest in the alliance AND THE CANDIDATES WOULD BE ANNOUNCED ON sATURDAY

According to information released by Pradesh Congress Committee President A.Namassivayam, DMK would contest the constituencies of Muthialpet, Orleanpet, Oupplam, Thattanchavady, Mudaliarpet, Mangalam , Mannadipet , Karaikal (South) and Neravy T .R Pattinam .

The congress would contest the remaining constituencies of  Raj Bhavan, Lawspet, Kamaraj Nagar, Indira Nagar, Kadirgammam, Ozhukarai, Kalapet, Nellithope , Villianur, Thirubuvanai (SC), Nettapakkam (SC) , Ossudu (SC)  Ariyankuppam, Manavely, Embalam, Bahour , Karaikal (North),  Nedungadu, Thirunallar, Mahe and Yanam.

Both Congress and DMK would announce their  candidates on Saturday .

The Dravida munnetra Kazhagam  is making all arrangements for the public meeting to be addressed by DMK chief M Karunanidhi here on Saturday   Karunanidhi is scheduled to address a public meeting at Anna thidal  in the evening  after introducing the  candidates contesting the May 16 assembly elections here in the congress-DMK alliance.

DMK north and south convenors S P Sivakumar and R Siva would preside over the meeting in which  DMK functionaries and congress functionaries  including C P Thirunavukkarasu,R V Janakiraman(DMK) and V Narayansamy , A Namasivayam ( congress) among others  besides leaders of IUML and Manitha neya Makkal katchi  would address the  gathering

PMK to go alone

With the ruling N R Congress refusing to forge an alliance with the Pattali Makkal katchi (PMK),the latter is all set to contest the May 16 assembly elections in the union territory alone.

According to PMK state secretary Gopi,the PMK had approached the AINRC  for an alliance.but chief minister N  Rangasamy kept silent for a long and refused  and hence, the party leadership would  decide the candidates for PMK which would be contesting alone.

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