DMK proposes Kanimozhi Somu, Rajesh for RS polls

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Tuesday announced two candidates, Dr Kanimozhi NVN Somu and KNR Rajesh Kumar as the party candidates for the upcoming Rajya Sabha by-election to be held on October 4.
DMK proposes Kanimozhi Somu, Rajesh for RS polls
KRN Rajesh Kumar(left) and Kanimozhi NVN Somu (right)


Kanimozhi, daughter of former Central Minister NVN Somu, is a renowned obstetrician, gynaecologist and laparoscopic surgeon in MGM hospital, Chennai. She had unsuccessfully contested from T Nagar constituency in 2016 but did not get the seat again in 2021.
Rajesh Kumar is the district in-charge for DMK in Namakkal (East) district and is a part of DMK Youth Wing. According to party sources, his proximity to Chepauk-Triplicane MLA Udhayanidhi Stalin has fetched him the seat.

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