Tamil Nadu: One more PMK candidate deserts party; joins DMK

PMK candidates in Gobichettipalayam and Nanguneri constituencies P Kuppusamy and Tirupathi Reddiar respectively have joined the AIADMK in the past few days, causing embarrassment to their party on the eve of the elections.

By: PTI | Tirunelveli,tamil Nadu | Published: May 15, 2016 3:34:03 pm

PMK candidate, Kasi Pandian, in Vasudevanallur (Reserved) constituency in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday joined the DMK, becoming the third party nominee to desert it ahead of the May 16 Assembly elections.

DMK sources said Pandian joined the party in the presence of its headquarters Executive Committee member Seenivasan.

PMK candidates in Gobichettipalayam and Nanguneri constituencies P Kuppusamy and Tirupathi Reddiar respectively have joined the AIADMK in the past few days, causing embarrassment to their party on the eve of the elections.

PMK is contesting all the 234 constituencies in the state on its own this time, projecting Anbumani Ramadoss, son of party founder leader S Ramadoss, as the chief ministerial candidate.

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