The BJP on Sunday announced the names of ‘star’ candidates and veterans to take on the DMK integrate in the assembly election early next month. The list accommodates new entrant actress-turned politician Khushbu Sundar and the partys state chief L Murugan, who shot to fame through his Vel Yatra.
Partys nationwide president of Mahila Morcha Vanathi Srinivasan and previous national secretary H Raja too figure in the very first list of candidates for 17 constituencies.
The party was designated 20 seats throughout the seat-sharing talks with the AIADMK.BJPs Rajya Sabha MP and partys national basic secretary Arun Singh revealed that L Murugan will object to from Dharapuram (scheduled) constituency.Both H Raja and Vanathi Srinivasan would seek their electoral fortunes from their house constituencies of Karaikudi and Coimbatore South, respectively.Raja had actually represented the Karaikudi constituency from 2001 2006. Also, he unsuccessfully objected to versus Karti Chidambaram of the Congress in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.Vanathi Srinivasan who was recently elevated as the nationwide president of BJP Mahila Morcha, is a lawyer and tv debator.Khushbu will make her electoral debut from the citys Thousand Lights constituency.After a stint in the DMK and Congress, she signed up with the BJP in October last year.Though the choice of Murugan as president of the state system in 2019 took everyone by surprise, the 43-year-old who had been referred to as being former vice chairman of National Commission for Set up Castes, shot up to popularity by his month- long Vel yatra which intended to combine the Hindu votes in the state and he had actually even courted arrest for breaking the prohibitory orders.”Lord Murugan remains in Palani, near to my constituency. He will ensure my success. With His blessings the BJP prospects will sign up an outstanding win and make it to the state assembly,” he stated on Sunday.Partys state vice president and former IPS officer K Annamalai, who signed up with the party recently, has actually been fielded from Aravakurichi.Also, in a surprise turn of events, DMKs legislator from Thiruparankundram, P Saravanan who was rejected ticket by the Dravidian significant, moved loyalty to the BJP on Sunday and hardly hours of joining the saffron celebration, he was given the ticket to contest from Madurai North constituency.Nainar Nagendran, the previous AIADMK minister who had joined the BJP, has actually been fielded from Tirunelveli constituency where he had submitted his election on Friday even before his name was announced by the party.Partys youth wing president Vinoj P Selvam, will object to from Harbour, while former MLA Kalivarathan from Thirukovilur, S Thanigavelu from Tiruvannamalai, C K Saraswathi: Modakurichi, D Periyaswamy: Thittakudi (booked), S Venkatesan: Thiruvaiyaru, G Pandurangan: Virudhunagar, D Kuppuram: Ramanathapuram, M R Gandhi: Nagercoil and P Ramesh: Colachel.The party will reveal its choice for the staying three constituencies of Thali, Udhagamandalam and Vilavancode.