Erode District: 128 candidates in 8 constituencies

Erode
A total of 128 candidates are contesting in 8 Assembly constituencies in Erode district.


Nominations were filed in Erode district from March 12 to 19.

Nominations of AIADMK, DMK, AMMK, MNM and Naam Tamizhar Katchi were accepted in all the 8 constituencies.

Perundurai MLA Thoppu Venkatachalam’s nomination as independent was also accepted.

The final list of candidates was released last night, with candidates being given time until Monday evening to withdraw their nominations.


In the Erode East constituency, 7 out of 21 people withdrew their nominations and there are 14 in the field.

In Erode West constituency, 3 out of 18 petitions have been withdrawn and there are 15 in the field.

In Modakkurichi constituency 3 out of 18 petitions have been withdrawn and there are 15 in the field.

Only one in 26 people in the Perundurai constituency has withdrawn their petitions, leaving 25 in the field.


In Bhavani constituency, 9 out of 23 candidates have withdrawn their petitions and there are 14 in the field.

In the Anthiyur constituency, 2 out of 22 petitions were withdrawn and there are 20 in the field.

In Gobi constituency, 3 out of 22 petitions were withdrawn and there are 19 in the field.

In Bhavanisagar (reserve) constituency, 2 out of 8 petitions were withdrawn and there are 6 candidates in the field.


A maximum of 25 candidates are contesting in the Perundurai constituency and a minimum of 6 candidates are contesting in the Bhavanisagar constituency.

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