Tamil Nadu Meeting election 2021: Congress, DMK finalise seat sharing deal | Tamil Nadu Information
Chennai: Forward of the polls in Tamil Nadu, the Congress and the DMK finalised a seat sharing deal on Sunday (March 7, 2021). Congress will get a complete of 25 seats and it’ll contest within the bypolls from the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha following the dying the sitting MP of H Vasanthakumar.
The Congress needed 45 seats, however the DMK was adamant to offer a maximum of 21, an IANS reported acknowledged.
In the meantime, TNCC President Alagiri informed IANS: “The seat sharing between the Congress and DMK has went off easily. We’re outdated allies and we’ve got settled the matter. In fact throughout seat sharing, there might be sure points and there was nothing greater than that. The allegations that Congress and DMK were falling apart is completely improper.”
The deal was signed between DMK President MK Stalin and Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) President KS Alagiri.
Meanwhie, on Friday the ruling AIADMK released its first list of six candidates for Assembly elections within the state.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami will contest from Edappadi constituency in his dwelling district of Salem, whereas Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will struggle from his native place Bodinayakanur in Theni district.
Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar has been fielded from Royapuram and Regulation minister C Ve Shanmugam will contest from Villupuram. Whereas MLAs S P Shanmuganathan and S Thenmozhi would face the polls from Srivaigundam and Nilakottai (Reserved) segments.
The meeting elections for 234 meeting seats in Tamil Nadu might be carried out in a single section on April 6. The counting of votes is slated for Might 2.