Jaya replaces nominees for Modakurichi, Palani constituencies
Chennai, Apr 20: P C Ramasamy, the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment Minister and AIADMK nominee for the Modakurichi seat in the May eight Assembly election, has been suddenly replaced, a day before the closing of nominations.
AIADMK General Secretary and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa said in a statement here last night that V P Namasivayam, would be fielded as the party candidate in Modakurichi constituency in Erode district, instead of Mr Ramasamy.
The AIADMK supremo also replaced Ms R Tamilarasi with Ms S Prema, as the party candidate in the reserved constituency of Palani.
The reason for the sudden change of candidates is not immediately known.