India: Candidates wash people’s clothes, cook in public to woo voters
AIADMK candidate promises free washing machines if voted to power
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) candidate Thanga Kathiravan took up an unusual way to woo voters ahead of the April 6 Assembly polls by washing people’s clothes and even promising them free washing machines if voted to power.
On Monday while canvassing in Nagore, he saw a woman washing clothes of her family members and approached her. He then sat down and started washing clothes, while members of his party surrounded him and cheered for him.
Tamil Nadu: AIADMK candidate Thanga Kathiravan from Nagapattinam washed clothes and promised to give washing machine after winning elections during campaigning yesterday. pic.twitter.com/orDGoRFUhn— ANI (@ANI) March 23, 2021
“Our amma’s government will give washing machines as assured once it comes to power again,” Kathiravan said.
Ruling AIADMK is contesting the poll in a pre-poll alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Paattali Makkal Katchi (PMK).
In another interesting campaign video, AIADMK’s opposition party candidate of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) from Virugambakkam constituency, Prabhakar Raja, made dosa to attract the voters in Chennai. During the election campaign in Chennai, Raja along with the party workers impressed locals by making the traditional dish.
The term of the fifteenth legislative assembly in Tamil Nadu is ending on May 2, 2021. As many as 6,28,23,749 electors will choose candidates for the sixteenth legislative assembly in Tamil Nadu.
The 234-members Tamil Nadu assembly elections will be held in a single phase on April 6 and the counting of votes will be done on May 2.
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