Puducherry: CPI, a constituent of People's Welfare Alliance (PWA) here, on Thursday announced its candidates for the 16 May Assembly polls.
CPI is contesting from seven constituencies.
Releasing the list at a press conference here, party Puducherry unit Secretary R Viswanathan said he would seek election from Kamaraj Nagar constituency.
The other CPI nominees are AITUC Puducherry unit General Secretary V S Abishegam (Mudaliarpet), K Murugan (Muthialpet), K Sedhuselvam (Thattanchavady), A Devasagayam (Uzhavarkarai), N Mohan alias Veerayyan (Nellithope) and K Tamizhalagan (Neduncadu reserved).
PWA's other partners VCK will contest from seven seats DMDK five, CPI(M) four, MDMK four and RSP one.
PWA would also support two independents.