Filing of nomination papers for the by-election for Thiruparankundram Assembly segment will start on Monday. It’s for the second time in three years that a by-election is being held in the segment.
P. Saravanan, who unsuccessfully contested the last byelection to the constituency as DMK candidate, filed his nomination papers in Madurai for the Tirupparankundram bypoll.
The filing of nomination papers by candidates intending to contest the May 19 bypolls to four Assembly constituencies in the State commenced on Monday.
S.M. Seenivel, who got elected as AIADMK candidate, died due to illness even before taking charge. A.K. Bose, who won the byelection in November 2016 as AIADMK candidate, died in August 2018, necessitating another byelection.