Congress will contest the future Tamil Nadu assembly elections in 25 seats, the social gathering said on Sunday following signing a seat-sharing agreement with alliance partner Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).
“We have signed a seat-sharing agreement with DMK. Congress will contest in 25 assembly seats and in the byelection to the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat,” claimed point out celebration main KS Alagiri.
Talking right after the arrangement, AICC in-demand of Tamil Nadu Dinesh Gundu Rao asserted that Congress, DMK, Still left and VCK will sweep the assembly polls.
“Even soon after moving into into an alliance with AIADMK, the BJP aims to finish off AIADMK. They want to get rid of all opposition functions and have ‘one celebration-just one man rule’ in the state,” mentioned Rao.
A working day back on Friday, the Communist Occasion of India (CPI) was allotted 6 seats for the elections, scheduled to be held on 6 April.
The DMK has also allotted 6 seats to the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) and two seats to the Manithaneya Makkal Katchi (MMK).
BJP and AIADMK
The ruling AIADMK has allotted 20 assembly constituencies and the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat to its ally BJP for the elections.
Next up with the release of its first listing of 6 candidates for the polls on Friday, the AIADMK firmed up the electoral settlement with the Saffron occasion late Friday night.
Out of the 234 assembly seats, the AIADMK is eager to contest from at minimum 170 seats which includes 134 it received all through the 2016 polls, PTI claimed quoting sources.
Tamil Nadu election dates
Tamil Nadu assembly elections will be held in a solitary period on 6 April and the counting of votes will be accomplished on 2 May. The time period of the fifteenth legislative assembly in Tamil Nadu is ending on 2 May.
As many as 6,28,23,749 electors will select candidates for the sixteenth legislative assembly in Tamil Nadu.