CHENNAI: Taking the lead in announcing candidates for the upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, the ruling AIADMK has released its first list.
Here is the list of six candidates announced on Friday:
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami: Edappadi constituency
Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam: Bodinaickanur
Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar: Royapuram
Law Minister CVe Shanmugam: Villupuram
SP Shanmuganathan: Srivaikuntam
S Thenmozhi: Nilakkottai (SC)
The election manifesto of the AIADMK is expected be released shortly. The DMK has said its candidates list will be released on March 10.
The filing of nominations for the Assembly elections begins on March 12 and ends on March 19.