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DMK names N Maruthuganesh as candidate for RK Nagar bypoll

RK Nagar constituency belonged to the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Security men guard during an AIADMK rally to pay tribute J Jayalalithaa in Coimbatore. Photo: PTI
Security men guard during an AIADMK rally to pay tribute J Jayalalithaa in Coimbatore. Photo: PTI

on Wednesday announced as its candidate for the April 12 by-poll for RK Nagar constituency.

Party General Secretary K Anbazhagan made the announcement through a party release here.


The candidate will take on arch rival AIADMK, which has fielded its Deputy General Secretary

The by-election was necessitated following the December 5, 2016 death of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who represented this city constituency in the 234-member Assembly.

First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 12:28 IST
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