City: Chennai

Party Website dmk.in About PWF anbumani4cm.com bjptn.org dmdkparty.com tncc.org.in Announcement Manifesto Location AIADMK Manifesto DMK Manifesto PMK Manifesto BJP Manifesto Governance - Lokayukta ✓Set up Lokayukta (after centre passes Lokpal bill) ✓Set up Lokayukta ✓Set up Lokayukta ✓ Set up Lokayukta ;Set up Lokayukta Act in the very first session of the newly constituted assembly. The CM and other ministers will be brought under the act Governance - Right to Services Act ✓Right to Services Act to ensure effective delivery of government services ✓Right to Avail Service law to promote transparent governance. ✓Right to Public Service Act TBD ✓Right to…

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Virugambakkam is a new constituency formed in 2009 which was carved out of Villivakkam and Alandur constituencies. B Parthasarathy of DMDK became the first MLA from here in 2011 by winning 71524 votes.  It is a residential neighbourhood which also houses famous movie studios and one of the largest fruits and vegetable market in Asia. The constituency consists of Virugambakkam (North), Virugambakkam (South),Saligramam, Kodambakkam (North), and Kodambakkam (South). CANDIDATES B. Parthasarathy- DMDK (Incumbent MLA) Tamilisai Soundararajan - BJP K Dhanasekaran – DMK V.N. Ravi- AIADMK Media scan of candidates Incumbent MLA: B. Parthasarathy- DMDK B.Parthasarathy, started out as a district secretary…

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“Don't forget! May 16!” scream the posters. They are quite hard to miss, plastered as they are onto every vertical surface in the vicinity of any government building, local corporation school, bus shelters, trees or any random wall left standing. Election fever has the state in its grip and the media is full of the campaign trails of the main parties contesting for the 236 seats in the TN legislative assembly. The results will be declared on May 19th and the party that has won a majority of 118 seats will take charge of the state legislative assembly. For old…

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 As the flood waters started to recede, one of the main issues that the city of Chennai grappled with in the aftermath of the recent floods was the clearing of tonnes of garbage strewn all across the city. Chennai Corporation employees with the help of volunteers cleared 1.32 lakh tonnes of garbage from the streets of Chennai. This was a grimy reminder of the impending crisis of solid waste management (SWM) faced by the residents of Chennai. According to The Waste-to-Energy Research and Technology Council (WTERT), the city generates 6,404 tonnes of garbage every day with an average per capita of…

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Bayview Apartments, a multi-storeyed residential complex located in Besant Nagar, Chennai consists of 140 flats in five blocks. Each block in the complex, which was built in 1988, has an open well. Since the community was able to access sufficiently good water within its premises, the residents have been meeting their needs with this well water, and have skipped going to the Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (CMWSSB) for their water connection. Skipping the municipal supplier's services has made the residents prone to a higher risk of being without water, but they have managed so far. In 1999,…

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Here is a quick guide to all that you might want to know as you prepare to cast your vote. Find your constituency details and information on candidates: 11    Dr.Radhakrishnan Nagar Incumbent: J Jayalalithaa, AIADMK » Candidates: J Jayalalithaa, AIADMK M N Raja, BJP Shimla Muthuchozhan, DMK Agnes F, PMK Vasanthi Devi, VCK More info » 20 Thousand Lights Incumbent: B. Valarmathi, AIADMK » Candidates: B Valarmathi AIADMK Selvam Ku Ka DMK Shivalingam M BJP Ambigapathy C MDMK Rangan V PMK More info » 12 Perambur Incumbent: SoundaraRajan. A, CPI M » Candidates: A SoundaraRajan, CPI-M P Vetrivel AIADMK R Prakash BJP N R Dhanapalan DMK M Venkatesa Perumal PMK More…

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To view map, see: http://bl.ocks.org/anonymous/raw/9c840f92880646cba8901cb90c861eef Thyagaraya Nagar is one of the busiest commercial hubs in Chennai. It has a diverse mix of residential complexes, big and small commercial establishments, educational institutions and entertainment facilities. The constituency has voted against the winning party in five assembly elections since 1962, and is hence known for voting against the trend. The AIADMK has been in power since 2006. Before that, the Tamil Maanila Congress was elected here in 1996 and the DMK in 2001. T Nagar constituency comprises the wards Vadapalani (West), Vadapalani (East), Kalaivanar Nagar, Navalar Nedunchezian Nagar (East), Navalar Nedunchezian Nagar (West),…

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