DMK, BJP key leaders opt to contest from Thoothukudi

Thoothukudi has become the most sought after constituency this Lok Sabha election. While DMK Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi has given her application form to contest from the pearl city, BJP State president Tamilisai Soundararajan too has said the party has sought to contest from the constituency. Thoothukudi is considered as an all important constituency as it witnessed the shooting of 14 people who protested against the Vedanta’s Sterlite copper smelter plant and has seen various protests in the past few years. Continue Reading