DMK announces candidate for RK Nagar bypoll

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Nov 25, 2017, 06.35 AM(IST)

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.

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Stalin earlier reached the party headquarters, Anna Arivalayam, in Chennai for the meeting.

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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.

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