Calling itself the Secular Progressive Alliance, the DMK-led front has finalised the constituencies that alliance partners will contest for the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and the lone seat in Puducherry.
Here is the break up.
The DMK’s 20 seats are:
- Chennai – South
- Chennai – North
- Chennai – Central
Main ally Congress has 9 seats in Tamil Nadu plus the lone Puducherry seat:
1 seat for Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK): Erode
2 seats for CPM: Coimbatore and Madurai
2 seats for CPI: Tirupur and Nagapattinam
1 seat for Indian Union Muslim League (IUML): Ramanathapuram
2 seats for Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK): Villupuram and Chidambaram
1 seat for Kongunadu Makkal Desiya Katchi (KMDK): Namakkal
1 seat for Indhiya Jananayaga Katchi (IJK): Perambalur