CHENNAI: On the last day for filing of nominations for the Assembly elections, 105 candidates submitted their applications to 14 Assembly constituencies in the city. In all, 285 candidates have submitted applications. The scrutiny of the applications will be taken up on Friday. The last date for withdrawal of applications is April 24.
Thousand Lights constituency has the maximum number of applications in the city with 30 candidates filing nominations. Triplicane constituency has the minimum number with 12 candidates filing nominations.
Constituency-wise break up is as follows: T.Nagar - 24 candidates; Chepauk - 25 candidates; Mylapore - 26 candidates; Saidapet - 25 candidates; Royapuram - 16 candidates, Harbour - 15 candidates; R.K.Nagar - 19 candidates; Park Town - 18 candidates; Perambur - 17 candidates; Purasawalkam - 23 candidates; Anna Nagar - 17 candidates; and Egmore - 15 candidates.