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Lok Sabha polls 2019: DMK names ex-ministers Dayanidhi Maran, TR Baalu, Kanimozhi

Lok Sabha polls 2019: DMK names ex-ministers Dayanidhi Maran, TR Baalu, Kanimozhi
DMK on Sunday announced former union ministers Dayanidhi Maran, A Raja and TR Baalu and its Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi among its candidates for the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies it is contesting in Tamil Nadu.
Releasing the list of candidates, which included 13 new faces, party president MK Stalin on Sunday said Maran will contest from Central Chennai, A Raja from Nilgiris (SC) and TR Baalu from Sriperumbudur constituencies.
His sister and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi will try her luck from Tuticorin constituency in southern Tamil Nadu.
Former union minister of state, S Jagathrakshakan is fielded from Arakkonam.
Kanimozhi's Rajya Sabha term ends in July this year. DMK has alloted 19 other seats in the state to its allies.