DMK to repeat Kalanidhi Veeraswamy from Chennai North LS constituency

Chennai: The DMK is repeating sitting MP Kalanidhi Veeraswamy from the Chennai North Lok Sabha constituency in the 2024 polls.

Veeraswamy, 54, a plastic surgeon by profession, is the son of senior party leader Arcot Veerasamy, a former state power minister and close associate of late Chief Minister, M. Karunanidhi.

In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Veeraswamy defeated the DMDK’s R. Mohan Raj by a huge margin of 4,61,518 votes.

Chennai North constituency is considered a DMK bastion and its candidates have won continuously except in 2014 when TG Venkatesh Babu of the AIADMK won the seat, defeating the DMK’s R. Girirajan by a margin of 99,704 votes.


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