DMK women wing leader Kanimozhi is the current Rajya Sabha MP representing DMK. Kanimozhi is the daughter of former DMK president M.Karunanidhi. Since DMK started accepting applications from all districts for the Lok Sabha Candidates election. Its confirmed that Kanimozhi showed interest and applied to contest in Tuticorin representing DMK.
Earlier DMK confirmed the seat allocation with VCK ( Viduthalai Siruthaigal Katchi). It was confirmed that 2 seats have been allocated to VCK one of them is likely to be Cuddalore district. A DMK candidate submitted an application for Udhayanidhi Stalin to contest in South Chennai.