Top leading candidates in Puducherry Assembly election 2021 as per EC data from key constituencies

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Top leading candidates in Puducherry Assembly election 2021 as per EC data from key constituencies
TOI
Early trends from the counting of votes from the Puducherry assembly election show a massive lead for the National Democratic Alliance led by the All India NR Congress’s N Rangaswamy, two-time Chief Minister of the union territory.

In total, Puducherry has 30 constituencies. Former Chief Minister Narayanasamy has opted out of the election.

N Rangaswamy-led AINRC is contesting 16 seats, its NDA partner BJP is contesting on 9 seats while AIADMK is fighting on 5 seats.

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On the other end, Congress is contesting 14 seats, DMK on 13 and their allies Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi and Communist Party of India on one each and there’s an independent candidate in Yanam who has Congress’ support.

These are the leading candidates in some of the key constituencies in Puducherry at 4:00 pm:
Assembly constituencyLeading candidatePartyAlliance
EmbalamU.LakshmiKandhanAINRCNDA
KadirkamamS.RameshAINRCNDA
Kamaraj NagarA. JohnkumarBJPNDA
Karaikal NorthP.R.N ThirumuruganAINRCNDA
LawspetM. VaithianathanINCSDA
MaheM. Haridasan MasterInd-
MangalamC. JayakumarAINRCNDA
MannadipetA. NamassivayamBJPNDA
NedungaduS.ChandraPriyangaAINRCNDA
NellithopeVivilian Richards JohnkumarBJPNDA
OupalamV. Anipaul KennedyDMKSDA
YanamN. RangaswamyAINRCNDA
Indira NagarV. Arumugam A.K.D.AINRCNDA
OrleampethG Nehru Kuppusamy (Leading)Ind-
VillianurR. SivaDMKSDA

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