Tamil Nadu assembly elections: AIADMK-BJP alliance sealed, saffron party to contest from 20 seats
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) have finally sealed the seat-sharing numbers for the upcoming Tamil Nadu assembly elections. The BJP will contest from 20 seats of the total 39 seats in the Tamil Nadu Assembly.
The deal has been signed by AIADMK leaders O. Panneerselvam, Edappadi K. Palaniswami and BJP leaders CT Ravi and L Murugan.
Lok Sabha bypoll ticket for the Kanyakumari constituency has also been given to BJP. The seat fell vacant after the demise of H Vasanthakumar of the Congress passing away because of Covid-19.
Vasanthakumar's son Vijay Vasanth had also filed his interest to contest.