Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin will contest the Tamil Nadu assembly polls from Kolathur constituency.
His son Udhaydhi Stalin has been fielded from Chennai's Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni constituency.
Stalin, who released the first list of party candidates at DMK headquarters here on Friday, said that T Sampathkumar will contest against Chief Minister Edappadi Palswami and Thanga Tamilselvan against state Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.
"Thanga Tamilselvan will be contesting against Deputy CM O Panneerselvam. Udhaydhi Stalin will contest from the Chepauk constituency. I'll contest from Kolathur. T Sampathkumar will contest against CM Palswami in Edappadi. DMK General Secretary Durai Murugan will contest from Katpadi," he said.
Elections to the 234-member Tamil Nadu assembly will be held on April 6 and the counting of votes will take place on May 2.
( With inputs from ANI )
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