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DMDK calls for applications for local body polls

The DMDK will contest the local body polls in alliance with the ruling AIADMK. File.

The DMDK will contest the local body polls in alliance with the ruling AIADMK. File.   | Photo Credit: B. Jothi Ramalingam

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Applications can be obtained from November 15 and filled-in applications must be submitted before 5 pm on November 25

Gearing up for the proposed local body polls, the DMDK has invited applications from party cadres who aspire to contest in the elections.

In a statement, DMDK founder Vijayakant said that party functionaries, intending to contest the polls could obtain applications from November 15 from the respective district head offices. “Filled-in applications must be submitted before 5 pm on November 25,” he said.

The fee for those intending to contest for Mayor posts is ₹15,000 and it would be ₹4,000 for councillors in the wards in Municipal Corporations. While the fee for applying for the posts of Municipal Chairman is ₹7,000, it would be ₹1,500 for ward members posts.

The DMDK is expected to contest the civic polls in alliance with the ruling AIADMK.

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