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BJP names candidates for Nov 19 polls

BJP names candidates for Nov 19 polls

Chennai: BJP today named its candidates for the polls in Thanjavur, and Aravakkurichi constituencies and bypoll in Thirupparankundram, all scheduled to be held on November 19.

S Prabhu and M S Ramalingam will be contesting from Aravakkurichi, and Thanjavur constituencies respectively. In Thirupparankundram, Prof R Srinivasan will be the candidate.

The ruling AIADMK, main Opposition DMK and PMK have already named their candidates in all three constituencies.

The four party front PWF and G K Vasan-led TMC have said they would boycott polls.

The list was released by the party’s Central Election Committee in Delhi, state BJP unit here said.