The Congress celebration has launched a listing of 14 candidates for the upcoming meeting polls in Puducherry.
Former Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy’s identify didn’t determine within the listing of 14 candidates for the Puducherry polls.
All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge of Puducherry, Dinesh Gundu Rao knowledgeable that the previous Puducherry CM won’t contest the 2021 meeting elections within the Union Territory.
The Congress-led authorities within the union territory fell earlier than finishing its five-year time period below CM Narayansamy.
Narayanasamy had resigned on 22 February forward of a flooring take a look at within the 33-member House (together with three nominated) following the resignations of 5 Congress and one Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) legislators. On 23 February, President Ram Nath Kovind accepted the resignation of Narayanasamy and his council of ministers.
This time, CM Narayansamy’s constituency Nellithope has fallen into the kitty of DMK.
MOHF Shah Jahan will contest from Kamraj Nagar constituency, AV Subramanian from Karaikal (North), M Kandasamy from Embalam and R Kamalakannan from Tirunallar.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had additionally launched a listing of 9 candidates for the meeting elections within the Union Territory.
Polling for 30 meeting seats in Puducherry can be held on 6 April. The counting of votes will happen on 2 May.
Of the 30 meeting seats, 5 are reserved for the Scheduled Caste candidates. As many as 10,02,589 electors will select the candidates for the 15 legislative Assembly of Puducherry.
In the 2016 meeting polls, Congress had received 15 seats, All India NR Congress eight seats, AIADMK bought 4 seats, DMK walked away with two MLAs. BJP couldn’t win any seats.