AIADMK interviews probable candidates for LS polls

Chennai: Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK on Monday interviewed its probable candidates likely to contest from 10 of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies on April 18.

The party said in a statement that Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and his Deputy O. Panneerselvan were among those who interviewed the candidates.

The candidates had sent in their applications to contest from Salem, Kallakurichi, Namakkal, Karur, Erode, Tiruppur, Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Pollachi, and Villupuram.

The AIADMK has stitched electoral alliances with PMK (7 Lok Sabha seats), BJP (5), DMDK (4) and Puthiya Tamizhagam and Puthiya Needhi Katchi (1 each) till now.