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“Please Campaign”: On Social Media, DMK Candidates’ Mock Appeal To PM


Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2021: PM Modi is campaigning in southern Tamil Nadu as we speak.

Chennai:

Several candidates of MK Stalin’s DMK have taken to Twitter, sarcastically urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to marketing campaign for his or her rivals from the BJP or the AIADMK of their constituencies for the upcoming Tamil Nadu election as they consider this may assist them ‘widen their profitable margin’.  The collection of similarly-worded tweets by the candidates comes on a day the Prime Minister is campaigning in southern Tamil Nadu for the BJP and its ally, the AIADMK.

Cumbum N Ramakrishna, a DMK candidate from Cumbum, tweeted, “Dear Prime Minister @narendramodi, please campaign in Cumbum constituency. I’m the DMK candidate here and it will help me in widening my winning margin. Thank you sir.”

Similarly, senior DMK chief and five-time MLA EV Velu, whose properties have been searched final week by Income tax officers whereas Mr Stalin was campiging for him, too put out a tweet urging PM Modi to marketing campaign for him in Thiruvannamalai.

Selvaraj Ok, Thadangam P Subramani, Anitha Radhakrishnan, Ambeth Kumar are amongst different DMK candidates who’ve taken related digs on Twitter.

PM Modi is campaigning in Madurai and Kanyakumarifor the  BJP candidates.  On Thursday, he supplied prayers on the well-known Meenakshi Amman temple in Madurai. He wore a conventional veshti, shirt and angavastram throughout his temple go to.

The  conventional AIADMK stronghold of southern Tamil Nadu is seeing murmurs in opposition to the ruling occasion from the robust Thevar neighborhood, a key vote financial institution for occasion, following the state authorities’s 10.5 per cent reservation for the Vanniyar neighborhood, whose trigger the AIADMK’s ally, the PMK, champions. The Thevar neighborhood feels that they authorities has not adequately ensured their pursuits, following which deputy Chief Minister O Pannerselvam assured the neighborhood that the quota for Vanniyars is barely short-term and {that a} related reservation can be given for different MBCs (most backward communities) too after a caste-based enumeration.

Election to 234 meeting seats in Tamil Nadu might be held on April 6 and the BJP is dealing with the polls in alliance with the ruling AIADMK.

Today, Stalin’s son-in-law was raided by Income Tax officers, with searches in 4 locations in Chennai owned by Sabareesan, his son-in-law, and his associates.



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