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Lok Sabha Polls 2019: AIADMK Announces Candidates in 20 Seats in Tamil Nadu; Deputy CM Son in fray

AIADMK who has inked an alliance with Bhartiya Janta Party and other small parties in Tamil Nadu for the General Elections has on Sunday released its list of 20 Candidates in Tamil Nadu. AIADMK who has kept a lion share of 20 seats fielded Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam‘s son P Raveendranath Kumar from Theni Lok Sabha Seat. This is the debut of Raveendranath into mainstream Politics.

AIADMK has given tickets to :

  1. Jayavardhan Jayakumar from Chennai South Lok Sabha Seat
  2. Maragatham Kumaravel from Kancheepuram
  3. P Venugopal from Thiruvallur Lok Sabha Seat
  4. C Mahendran from Pollachi Lok Sabha
  5.  V Elumalai from Arani Lok Sabha Seat
  6. M Thambidurai from Karur Lok Sabha Seat
  7. KP Munusamy from Krishnagiri Lok Sabha Seat
  8. VVR Raj Sathyan from Madurai Parliamentary seat
  9. SS Krishnamoorthy from Tiruvannamalai Lok Sabha Seat
  10. Paul Manoj Pandian from Tirunelveli Lok Sabha Seat
  11. KRS Saravanan from Salem Seat
  12. P Kaliappan from Namakkal
  13. MSM Anandan from Tiruppur
  14. G Manimaran from Erode
  15. NR Sivapathy from Perambalur
  16. S Asaimani from Mayiladuthurai
  17. M Saravanan from Nagapattinam(SC)
  18. P Chandrasekar from Chidambaram(SC)
  19. M Thiagarajan from Nilgiris(SC)
  20. P Raveendranath Kumar from Theni Lok Sabha Seat
READ: Lok Sabha Polls 2019: DMK announces Candidates in 20 Seats in Tamil Nadu; M Kanimozhi set for Electoral Debut

Apart from announcing the candidates for 20 Lok Sabha Seats, Party has also declared Candidates for the by-elections to the 18 Assembly seats that will also go to polls together with General Elections 2019.

  1. G Vaidyanathan for Poonamallee (SC)
  2. RS Rajesh for Perambur
  3. S Arumugam for Thiruporur
  4. G Sampath for Sholingur
  5. R Murthy for Gudiyattham (SC)
  6. J Jothiramalingaraja for Ambur
  7. S Jothi(wife of former state Minister Balakrishna Reddy) Hosur
  8. A Govindasamy for Pappireddipatti
  9. V Sampathkumar for Harur (SC)
  10. S Thenmozhi for Nilakkottai (SC)
  11. R Jeevanandam for Thiruvarur
  12. R Gandhi for Thanjavur
  13. S Nagarajan for Manamadurai (SC)
  14. A Lokirajan for Andipatti
  15. M Murugan for Periyakulam (SC)
  16. MSR Rajvarman for Sattur,
  17. Sadan Prabhakar for Paramakudi (SC)
  18. P Chinnappan for Vilathikulam

Apart from BJP, AIADMK has finalized terms with 6 parties comprising –PMK, KMDK, Puthiya Neethi Katchi, Puthiya Tamilagam, Tamil Manila Congress and NR Congress.

The AIADMK led alliance will take on the ruling DMK alliance of which Congress is a part.

Tamil Nadu has total 39 Lok Sabha Seats while Puducherry has a single Lok Sabha seat.

General Elections are slated for April-May this year that would spread on Seven Phases starting from April 11 to May 19. Election Commission had on Sunday declared schedule for General Elections 2019. Results for the crucial Lok Sabha Polls will be announced on May 23 four days after the 7th phase of voting.

Tamil Nadu will vote to April 18 for Lok Sabha as well as on 18 by-elections seats.

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