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Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu: Local Body Elections

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Tamil Nadu local body election was held on October 17 & 19. This elections happening 5 months after the state assembly election in which the ordinary working people and peasants of Tamil Nadu decisively rejected the corrupt DMK alliance (part of Congress led UPA government at the centre). But in the absence of a genuine political alternative, people had real no choice and had to vote for the Jayalalitha led AIADMK alliance (which scandalously included the communist parties) which is as corrupt, anti worker and pro-right wing. In such a short span of time, AIADMK alliance is already facing a number of problems and all its allies are split away and are contesting alone in this local body elections. read more