ANI | Updated: Nov 24, 2017 11:25 IST
The election was earlier scheduled for April 12, but was cancelled following allegations that sums of money were distributed in a vote-for-cash scam.
Jayalalithaa’s niece J. Deepa is also contesting the bypoll as an independent.
Marudhu Ganesh, has been fielded by Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) for this seat.
Meanwhile, by-elections to fill the seats of legislative assembly will also be held in Uttar Pradesh’s Sikandra, West Bengal’s Sabang and Arunachal Pradesh’s Pakke-Kasang and Likabali.
Counting of the vote will be held on December 24. (ANI)
Source of news : Aninews