Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: AIADMK releases list of candidates, Jayalalithaa to contest from RK Nagar

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Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: AIADMK releases list of candidates, Jayalalithaa to contest from RK Nagar

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has announced that she will contest from RK Nagar constituency in Chennai in the 2016 Assembly elections - with the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam contesting in 227 constituencies in Tamil Nadu.

Earlier in the day, Congress announced that it would contest on at least 41 seats in alliance with the DMK. Here's the final list of candidates as released by AIADMK for upcoming polls:

  • Jayalalithaa - RK Nagar
  • O Panneerselvam - Bodinayakkanur
  • R Natraj - Mylapore
  • KS Vijaykumar - Gummidipoondi
  • P Balaraman - Ponneri
  • PM Narasimhan - Tiruttani
  • A Baskaran - Thiruvallur
  • V Alexander - Ambattur
  • TA Ezhumalai - Poonamallee
  • D Jayakumar - Royapuram
  • P Dhanapal - Avinashi
  • Natham Vishwanathan - Aathur
  • Parithi Ellamvazhuthi - Egmore
  • Panruti Ramachandran - Alandur
  • C Ponnaiyan - Saidapet
  • MC Munusamy - Velachery
  • KS Seenivasan - Harbour
  • VN Ravi - Virugambakkam
  • Saraswathi Rengasamy - Theagaraya Nagar
  • Leo N Sundaram - Shollinganallur
  • M Kothandapani - Thiruporur
  • Mythili Thirunavukkarasu - Kancheepuram
  • Walajabad P Ganesan - Uthiramerur
  • K Palani - Sriperumbudur
  • KA Senkotaiyan - Gobichettipalayam
  • Thousand Lights - Valarmathi
  • Karunas - Thiruvadanai
  • Gokula Indira - Anna Nagar
  • CV Elangovan - Pallavaram
  • V Neelakandan - Thiru Vi Ka Nagar
  • Chitlapakkam Rajendran - Tambaram
  • R Kamalakannan - Chengalpattu
  • Kasturi Vasu - Valparai
  • Arun Kumar - Coimbatore North
  • Arjunan - Coimbatore South
  • Singai Muthu - Singanallur
  • Velumani - Thondamuthur
  • A Natarajan - Palladam
  • V Senthil Balaji - Aravakurichi
  • Vinod - Udhagamandalam
  • Kalaichelvan - Gudalur
  • Ramu - Coonnor
  • OK Chinnaraj - Mettupalayam
  • Vijayakumar - Tirupur North
  • Easwaran - Bhavanisagar
  • Karupannan - Bhavani
  • Raja Krishnan - Anthiyur
  • VP Subramani - Modakuruchi
  • Ponnusamy - Dharapuram
  • A Noor Jahan - Chepauk
  • Seval R Velu - Vikravandi
  • Kumaraguru - Ulundurpet
  • Seval G Kothandaraman - Thirukoyilur
  • Rajasekhar - Sankarapuram
  • Prabhu - Kallakurichi
  • CV Shanmugam - Villupuram
  • M Chakrapani - Vaanur
  • Annadurai - Mailam
  • SP Rajendran - Tindivanam
  • Meghanathan - Vandavasi
  • Govindasamy - Gingee
  • Sevoor Ramachandran - Aarani
  • K Mohan - Cheyyar
  • Sellur K Raju - Madurai West
  • M Jayapal - Madural Central
  • SS Saravanan - Madurai South
  • MS Pandian - Madurai North
  • M Manikandan - Ramanathapuram
  • G Venkatachalam - Salem West
  • KRS Saravanan - Salem North
  • AB Sakthivel - Salem South
  • KS Thennarasu - Erode East
  • R Varadharajan - Erode West
  • S Tamizharasi - Tiruchi West
  • R Manoharan - Tiruchi East
  • Nainar Nagendran - Tirunelveli
  • M Vijaykumar - Nanguneri
  • Thalavai Sundaram - Kanyakumari
  • V Dorothy Samson - Nagercoil
  • Sarathkumar - Thiruchendur
  • A Munusamy - Cheyyur

- With inputs from Agencies and The Hindu

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