Full list of BJP Tamil Nadu candidates: BJP national general secretary Arun Singh said state president L Murugan will contest from Dharapuram and senior leader H Raja will contest from Karaikudi.
Tamil Nadu will vote in single-phase on April 6 and the results will be declared on May 2.
Full list of BJP candidates for Tamil Nadu Election 2021: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today, i.e. March 17, released the remaining three names for the Tamil Nadu polls. The list approved by the Central Election Committee of the party has names of candidates for Thalli, Udhagamandalam and Vilavancode constituencies. The saffron party had earlier released a list of 17 candidates on March 14 for the upcoming assembly elections in Tamil Nadu. At a press conference, BJP national general secretary Arun Singh said state president L Murugan will contest from Dharapuram and senior leader H Raja will contest from Karaikudi. “In Tamil Nadu, BJP is contesting as NDA partner and we’ll be contesting in 20 Assembly constituencies spread across all regions of the state,” he said
The party has fielded Khushboo Sundar from Thousand Lights constituency while Vanathi Srinivasan has been given a ticket from high-profile Coimbator South constituency.
With this, the BJP has released its full list of 20 candidates for the Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2021.
Tamil Nadu will vote in single-phase on April 6 and the results will be declared on May 2. While the BJP is trying to make its space in the politics of Tamil Nadu, the battle has turned interesting this time with the debut of Kamal Haasan’s party Makkal Needhi Maiam. Besides the arch rival AIADMK and DMK, TTV Dhinakaran’s AMMK is also contesting the polls in alliance with Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM.
L Murugan Dharapuram H Raja Karaikudi Vinoj P Selbvam Harbour Khushboo Sundar Thousand Lights S Thanigaivel Tiruvannamalai Kalivarathan Tirukkoyilur Dr CK Saraswathi Modakkurichi Vanathi Srinivasan Coimbator South A Annamalai Arvakurichi D Periyasamy Tittakudi Poondi S Venkatesan Thiruvaiyaru P Saravanan Madurai North G Pandurangan Virudhunagar D Kuppuram Ramanathapuram Nainar Nagendran Tirureiveli MR Gandhi Nagercoli P Ramesh Colachel Dr C Nagesh Kumar Thalli Bhojarajan Udhagamandalam R Jayaseelan Vilavancode
The BJP is contesting the polls with AIADMK, which is contesting on 178 seats. Opinion poll surveys have predicted the return of MK Stalin-led DMK. In 2016, AIADMK had won 136 of 234 it contested while its opposition party DMK had contested 178 but could win 89.