Tamil Nadu Bureau
State Minister R.Vaidyalingam submits nomination for Orathanadu constituency
Thanjavur: Eighty six persons filed nominations in the district on the final day of filing of nominations on Thursday.
Orathanadu: R.Vaidyalingam, State Minister for Environment and Forests (AIADMK), Thanjavur: S.N.M.Ubayathullah, sitting MLA (DMK), Kumbakonam: Rama.Ramanathan (AIADMK), Pattukottai: S.Viswanathan (MDMK), Valangaiman: Ilamathi Subramanyam (AIADMK), Thiruvaiyaru: Durai Govindarajan (AIADMK), Peravurani: Veera Kabilan (AIADMK). Totally 161 candidates have filed their nominations in the district.
Fortytwo candidates have filed nominations for four constituencies.
Prominent candidates to file nominations are: Mannargudi:V.Sivapunniyam (CPI), Mannargudi: R.Kamaraj (AIADMK), Tiruvarur: U.Mathivanan (DMK), Thiruthuraipoondi: K.Ulaganathan (CPI), Nannilam: P.Padmavathi (CPI), Thiruthuraipoondi: A.Umadevi (AIADMK), Tiruvarur: A.Thangamani (AIADMK) and Nanilam: K.Arivanandam (AIADMK).
Twentyfour candidates have filed their nominations on the final day of filing of nominations on Thursday for the six Assembly constituencies of Poompuhar, Nagapattinam, Mayiladuturai, Kuttalam, Sirkazhi and Vedaranyam. In all, a total of 74 nominations have been filed for the six Assembly seats in the district.
The following candidates filed their nominations on Thursday: Poompuhar: K.A.Krishnamurthy (BJP), A.Sasikumar (BSP), A.Karunanidhi (Indhiya Needhi Katchi), D.Malarvizhi, K.Chakravarthy, K.Balakrishnan and P.Mari Venkatesan (independents).
Nagapattinam: K.A.Jayapal (AIADMK), Kannagi Jayapal (dummy), S.Karthikeyan (BJP) and R.K.Somasundaram (dummy).
Mayiladuturai : A.Subramanian (Samajwadi Party), P.Subramanian (BJP), S.Muthukumarasamy (dummy) and J.Vasudevan (independent).
Kuttalam: K.Anbazhagan (DMK) and A.Pichaimuthu (dummy).
Sirkazhi (Reserved): M.Stalin (DPI), P.Durairajan (DPI), M.Panneerselvam (DMK), S.Ilavazhagan (dummy) and Muthu Balakrishnan (Independent).
Vedaranyam: M.Udayakumar (BJP), G.Mahendran (Samajwadi Party) and M.Srinivasan (Independent).
Thirty candidates have filed their nominations for the five Assembly constituencies in the district in the Union Territory of Pondicherry.
No nomination was filed on Thursday for the Nedungadu (Reserved) seat.
Karaikal (North): S.S.Swaminathan (BJP), M.Balasubramanian (BJP) and S.Selvaganapathy (AIADMK).
Karaikal (South): V.K.Ganapathy (PMC), V.K.Balasubramanian (PMC), A.V.Subramanian (Congress), A.V.J.Selvamuthukumaran (dummy), M.Subramanian and A.Sattanathan (indepenents).
Neravy: S.Rajaganapathy (DMK), V.Jayapal (AIADMK), V.Ramadas (AIADMK dummy), S.Vadivel (BJP) and U.Ganapathy (independent).
Kottucherry: S.Elangovan (BJP), N.Sivasubramanian (BJP dummy), V.Omalingam (AIADMK), G.Radhakrishnan (AIADMK dummy), P.R.N.Thirumurugan (Congress), P.R.N.Subramanian (dummy), K.Senthilvelan (DMDK) and S.Kaliaperumal (independent).
Tirunallar: J.Arumugam (BJP), R.Govindan (dummy), P.R.Siva (MDMK), S.Sivakumar (dummy), R.Kamalakannan (Congress) and R.R.Ashokanandhan (dummy).