Tamil Nadu polls: DMK's Stalin, DMDK's Vijayakanth file nominations

Chennai: DMK treasurer M K Stalin, his colleague Duraimurugan, DMDK president Vijayakanth and VCK chief Thirumavalavan, besides a host of others on Wednesday filed their nominations in their respective Assembly constituencies to contest the 16 May Assembly polls.

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DMK leader and former deputy chief minister Stalin filed his nomination to contest from Kolathur from where he is seeking re-election, while Duraimurugan, a former DMK minister from Katpadi, did so in Vellore district.

DMDK chief Vijayakanth and PMK senior functionary K Balu filed their nomination papers with the authorities in Ullundurpet Constituency in Villupuram district while VCK chief Thirumavalavan filed his papers from Kattumannarkoil (reserved) constituency.

So far, a total of 1,438 candidates (1,284 men,154 women) have filed their nominations across Tamil Nadu.