According to media reports, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam is contesting elections in Puducherry along with his former ally Congress.
Puducherry Assembly Elections 2021 (Puducherry Assembly Elections 2021): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK-DMK) has today released its list of 12 candidates for the Union Territory of Puducherry assembly elections. In Puducherry, 30 assembly seats will be voted in a phase on 6 April. The results of the assembly elections will be declared on May 2.
According to media reports, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam is contesting elections in Puducherry along with his former ally Congress. Presently President’s Rule is in place in Puducherry. For information, let us tell you that on 22 February 2021, the Congress of V Narayanasamy of Puducherry Congress had fallen due to being in a minority.
Congress contested elections in 21 seats
Significantly, the 2016 assembly elections were held in Puducherry. Congress contested 21 seats out of 30 assembly seats, while DMK fielded candidates in 9 seats. Congress had won 15 seats in this election while two candidates had reached the assembly on DMK ticket.