Chennai, Feb 12 (BPNS)
Tamil Nadu BJP state president, K. Annamalai will campaign in Erode East constituency for two days on February 19th and 20th. The BJP is in alliance with AIADMK in Tamil Nadu and the BJP state president has announced his iterinary.
It may be noted that the Edappadi K. Palaniswami (EPS) of the AIADMK has got the right to use the ‘Two Leaves’ symbol in the Erode East by-election. His rival leader O. Panneerselvam (OPS) has also said that he would be campaigning for the ‘Two Leaves’ symbol.
Annamalai has already told both factions of the AIADMK that BJP would not support the candidate put up by them if they are not contesting under the party symbol.
K.V. Thenarasu, a former minister of the AIADMK is the party candidate for the Erode East by-election. The by-election was necessitated after the passing away of the sitting MLA, E. Thirumahan Everaa of the Congress.
Thirumugan Everaa’s father, EVKS Elangovan is contesting in the by-election as the Congress candidate.