Voting underway in four constituencies in TN

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CHENNAI: Bye-elections began on Sunday in four constituencies of Tamil Nadu.


Polling are being held in four assembly constituencies of Tamil Nadu including Sulur, Aravakurichi, Ottapidaram (SC) and Thiruparankundram

Repolling in 13 constituencies was also underway.

A total of 137 candidates including those from the AIADMK, DMK, TTV Dhinakran led AMMK and Kamal Hassan's MNM are in the fray in the four seats.

Bypolls to 18 of the total 22 vacant assembly seats were held on April 18, the rest go to hustings on Sunday.

The outcome of the bypolls will decide the future of the K Palaniswamii government as the ruling AIADMK would require a significant number of seats to remain in power.

It has a strength of 113 minus the Speaker in the 234-member house with 22 vacancies and the simple majority in the full house is 117.

 

With inputs from PTI

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