DMK Working President MK Stalin arrives at the party headquarters in Chennai for the meeting Photograph:( ANI )
A day after bypoll date was announced for the former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's prestigious RK Nagar constituency, DMK Working President MK Stalin today announced Marudhu Ganesh as DMK candidate to take on two warring AIADMK factions.
Stalin made the announcement after holding a meeting with party leaders at the party headquarters in Chennai.
Stalin earlier reached the party headquarters, Anna Arivalayam, in Chennai for the meeting.
DMK Working President MK Stalin reaches party headquarters in Chennai to hold a meeting on RK Nagar by-polls pic.twitter.com/KfwRAoGEX7— ANI (@ANI) November 25, 2017
The bypoll for the constituency from where the late AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa was elected twice to the Assembly will be held on December 21 and the counting will take place on December 24.
The Election Commission announced the bypoll dates on Friday.