Jayalalithaa fields 5 AIADMK candidates for Karnataka polls

J JayalalithaaAIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa

AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today fielded her party's Karnataka unit secretary V Pugazhenthi and four others for the May 5 Assembly polls.

Pugazhenthi will contest from Gandhi Nagar while party's Executive Committee member and local unit leader K Munisamy has been fielded from Rajaji Nagar, Jayalalithaa said in a party statement.

M Anbu (Kolar Gold Field--SC), R Ravindra Kumar (Narasimharaja) and M Ravi (Hanur) are the other candidates in the fray.

Ruling BJP, Congress, JD(S) and B S Yeddyurappa's KJP are in the fray for the election for 224 Assembly seats, notification for which was issued on April 10.

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