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Tamil Nadu Election: Just 10% of candidates are women

Next month’s poll will see 3,998 candidates contest, as per revised data from the Election Commission.

Published: 26th March 2021 04:51 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th March 2021 04:51 AM   |  A+A-

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For representational purposes (Express Illustrations)

By Express News Service

Next month’s poll will see 3,998 candidates contest, as per revised data from the Election Commission. It was revised as some rejected nominations were initially put on the ‘accepted’ list, sources said. Here’s the updated data

Nominations
7,255 filed
2,806 rejected
4,449 accepted
451 withdrawn

School holidays to train teachers
The School Education Department has declared a holiday for schools in Thiruvallur and Kancheepuram on Friday, and in Chennai on Saturday in view of the election training (Class II) for teachers

Exit polls banned till April 29
The poll panel has banned exit polls for the elections till April 29. They are to be publicized 48 hours before the last hour on polling day. Voting will be  between 7 am and 7 pm on April 6



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