By-poll in 4 seats: Vijayakanth offers support to AIADMK

DMDK president Vijayakanth today offered his party's complete support to the AIADMK candidates in the by-election to be held for four Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu on May 19. In a statement, he urged his party cadres to give their full cooperration to the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam candidates and to work hard for their victory.

Meanwhile, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan Sunday announced his party's canditates to the by-polls to four Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu scheduled on May 19. In a statement, he said P Shaktivel, G Mayilsami and S Mohanraj would contest from the Thiruprankundram, Sulur and Aravakurichi Assembly seats respectively. M Gandhi will be MNM's candidate in Ottapidaram.