“The DMDK-People's Welfare Front had announced Vijayakanth as their combine's chief ministerial candidate, but he was not seen around and other party leaders are carrying out the campaign", Ramadoss told reporters here.

As per the seat-sharing arrangement between the two, the DMDK has been alloted 124 seats with Vijayakanth declared the chief ministerial candidate and the four-party PWF 110 seats.

Replying to a question, Ramadoss, who is spearheading the his party's campaign, said PMK did not require any ally as it was "gaining" popularity day by day, particularly among the youth and women.

He said the PMK's candidate list would be announced soon. Commenting on the ruling AIADMK's list released yesterday, he claimed it was not final and there could be be changes in future.

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