Candidates for the bypolls to Vikravandi and Nanguneri Assembly constituencies were announced on Wednesday by the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK).
MR Muthamizhselvan is the candidate from Vikravandi and Reddiarpatti V Narayanan will fight from the Nanguneri constituency.
Bye-elections to two assembly constituencies - Vikravandi and Nanguneri - in Tamil Nadu will be held on October 21.
The counting of votes will be taken up on October 24 along with the votes cast in Assembly elections of Maharashtra and Haryana.
The date of issue of notification for the bypolls was September 23 and the last date for filing nominations will be September 30. The date for scrutiny of nominations on October 1 and the last date for withdrawal of candidatures on October 3.
Last week, the Election Commission announced dates for the assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. Briefing the media, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that the assembly elections in both Haryana and Maharashtra will be held on October 21. Counting of votes will take place on October 24.
(With agency inputs)