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Puducherry Assembly Election 2021 LIVE Updates: AINRC joins BJP, AIADMK forward of polls; N Rangasamy will head alliance – India News , Firstpost

Puducherry Assembly Election 2021 LIVE Updates: The AINRC will contest on 16 seats whereas the BJP and AIADMK will share the remaining 14 seats

Assembly Election 2021 LATEST Updates: Former Puducherry chief minister N Rangasamy’s NR Congress finalises tie up with BJP, stated studies. The AINRC will contest 16 seats whereas the  BJP and AIADMK will struggle on 14 seats and Rangasamy will head the alliance.


Actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth’s Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) exits AIADMK-BJP alliance, stated studies.

Vijayakant stated in an announcement, “In the upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly elections 2021, DMDK held talks with AIADMK in three sittings. The AIADMK refused to allot the requested numbers of the seats and the demanded seats. So as the negotiations did not reach a desired conclusion and since all of DMDK district secretaries reached a decision, DMDK has decided to quit AIADMK and BJP alliance from March 9.”

The ruling occasion’s checklist consists of consists of 20 ministers, together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP National President JP Nadda, amongst others.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected petition filed by advocate ML Sharma difficult Election Commission’s determination to carry Assembly polls in eight phases in West Bengal.

Haasan stated the occasion left the remaining 80 seats for its two alliance companions – All India Samathuva Makkal Katchi (AISMK) and Indhiya Jananayaga Katchi – who will contest on 40 seats every.

A day after Amit Shah threw questions at him, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday made a scathing counterattack, calling Shah the “embodiment of communalism”, who’s “ready to do anything to nurture communalism”.

The DMK-Congress alliance will wrest Tamil Nadu from AIADMK, predicted an opinion ballot launched by Times Now-CVoter for the 5 poll-bound states.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee will file her nomination papers from the Nandigram seat on 10 March, whereas her rival and BJP candidate Suvendu Adhikari will do the identical two days later, because the stage is ready for the Battle Royale within the constituency.

After the discharge of the occasion manifesto on Tuesday, the Trinamool Congress supremo would go away for Nandigram within the night and file her nomination papers the subsequent day, occasion sources stated.

She would then attend a employees’ meet and return to Kolkata on 11 March.

Adhikari, whose identify was introduced because the BJP candidate from the seat on Saturday, will file the nomination on 12 March.

“After filing nomination papers, he will address a rally there,” BJP chief Kanishka Panda stated.

Nandigram, the cradle of the anti-land acquisition motion that catapulted Mamata to energy in 2011, will witness her as soon as protege Suvendu Adhikari taking over her on 1 April, within the second of the eight phases of polling.

For 50-year-old Adhikari, the competition in Nandigram might be a struggle for his political survival as he had vowed to defeat Mamata by over 50,000 votes within the seat or stop politics.

Adhikari gained the Nandigram seat within the 2016 Assembly election, whereas one other TMC candidate emerged victorious from
the constituency in 2011.

The former minister had stop the TMC and resigned from the Assembly final yr to affix the BJP after having variations with the state’s ruling occasion.

On the opposite hand, Mamata will contest the Nandigram seat for the primary time after relinquishing the Bhowanipore constituency in Kolkata, from the place she had gained twice. The TMC supremo has rented a home in Nandigram and can marketing campaign from there.

Elections in Bengal, poised to be a stiff contest between the TMC and the BJP, might be held in eight phases between 27 March and 29 April. Votes might be counted on 2 May.

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