Polling starts for Vikravandi, Nanguneri Assembly bypolls
- Polling for the bypolls in Tamil Nadu's Vikravandi and Nanguneri assembly constituencies began on Monday morning to decide the electoral fate of 35 candidates in the fray.
- The polling will conclude at 6 p.m. The counting of votes would be taken up on October 24.
- Bypoll in Vikravandi was necessitated following the death of DMK legislator K.Rathamani in June, while the Nanguneri seat fell vacant as Congress legislator H.Vasantha Kumar resigned after he got elector for the Lok Sabha.
- A total of 23 candidates are in the fray in Vikravandi seeking the favour of about 2.24 lakh voters.
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- The main fight is between ruling AIADMK's R.Muthamilselvan and the principle opposition party DMK's N.Pugazhenthi.