Tamil Desiya Puligal Katchi leader and actor Mansoor Ali Khan has on Thursday filed his nomination to contest as an independent candidate in the Thondamuthur assembly constituency in Coimbatore.
Actor Mansoor Ali Khan who came out of the Naam Thamizhar Katchi(NTK) recently started a party called the Tamil Desiya Puligal Katchi. Stating that he was disgruntled by the act of NTK chief Seeman for not allocating an MLA seat for him, he started the new party last month.
In this context, he filed his nomination with the Returning Officer Senthilarasan at the Perur Taluk office to contest as an independent candidate in the Thondamuthur Assembly constituency in Coimbatore. It is noteworthy that AIADMK Minister S P Velumani and Karthikeya Sivasenapathy of DMK are contesting from the Thondamuthur constituency.
In the last Lok Sabha elections, Mansoor Ali Khan contested from the Dindigul constituency on behalf of the NTK.