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

The ruling AIADMK on Monday released the first list of final candidate for the May 16 Tamil Nadu Assembly election. 

Last Updated: Apr 04, 2016, 13:19 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: AIADMK releases candidates list, Jayalalithaa to contest from RK Nagar

Chennai: Hours after Congress announced on Monday that it will contest on at least 41 seats in Tamil Nadu in the upcoming Assembly elections in alliance with DMK, the ruling AIADMK released the final list of candidates for the May 16 polls. 

Interestingly, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa will be contesting once again from RK Nagar in Chennai. 

"AIADMK will contest in 227 constituencies out of total 234 and remaining 7 seats will be allocated for alliance partners. Also, the party will contest in 30 constituencies in Puducherry and 7 Constituencies in Kerala." ANI quoted Jayalalithaa as saying. 

(More details awaited)