6 April.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Tamil Nadu Deputy CM O Panneerselvam during an election campaign rally in Salem. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam is contesting the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls from Bodinayakanur seat
  • He first entered the Assembly in 2001 and has been re-elected since then
  • Panneerselvam became the CM on three occasions, every time to fill in for party supremo J Jayalalithaa

5 April.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
DMK President MK Stalin addresses an election campaign rally ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly polls. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Polling for the Tamil Nadu Assembly will be held in a single phase on April 6
  • CM Edappadi K Palaniswami-led AIADMK is currently in power with 135 seats
  • A party or coalition needs 118 seats to form a government in the state

5 March.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K. Palaniswami. (PTI File Photo)

  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami will contest from Edappadi constituency
  • Deputy CM will contest from Bodinayakanur assembly constituency
  • The assembly polls in Tamil Nadu will start from April 6