Tiruchirapalli, Apr 5 UNI | 4 months ago

The election department officials at collectorate here had a hectic day today, the last day for filing nomination papers, as a total of 16 candidates including DMDK candidate A M G Vijayakumar filed their nomination papers on that single day.

As the deadline for filing papers ended at 1500 hrs today, the candidates who had arrived at the collectorate well ahead of the deadline were distributed token to enable them file their papers.

A M G Vijayakumar of as DMDK candidate for Tiruchirapalli Lok Sabha constituency while V Chakravarthi of DMDK filed his papers as the party's dummy candidate.

Besides, P Ravi of Aam admi party (AAP), R Ragavan of All India Hindu maha sabha, A Veeramalai, Fernandez of Reddikuppam, Kancheepuram, M Asraf Ali A Arunachalam, Eswaran, K Balakrishnan, S Sundarraj, Khaja Moideen of Beemanagar, R Sivakumar of Pudukottai, P Palanivel, and D Mala filed their nomination papers as independent candidates while S Sridevi filed her paper as Bharathiya Jan Seva candidate.. A total of 21 candidates including AIADMK candidate and sitting MP P Kumar, DMK candidate Mu Anbazhagan and Congress candidate Sarubala R Thondaman had filed their papers till yesterday.

(Posted on 06-04-2014)