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9th April 2019
General Elections 2019 Trivia: India's most unsuccessful candidate
Dr K Padmarajan is India's most unsuccessful candidate, having contested in about 170 elections, losing all of them. Padmarajan's name has been mentioned in the Limca Book of Records as 'India's Most Unsuccessful Candidate'. Padmarajan, who has labelled himself as "All India Election King", hails from Salem, Tamil Nadu. He started his political career in 1988 and has contested not just local but even Presidential elections against big names such as Atal Bihari Vajpayee, APJ Abdul Kalam, Jayalalithaa among others.

General Elections 2019 Trivia: India's most unsuccessful candidate

Dr K Padmarajan is India's most unsuccessful candidate, having contested in about 170 elections, losing all of them. Padmarajan's name has been mentioned in the Limca Book of Records as 'India's Most Unsuccessful Candidate'. Padmarajan, who has labelled himself as "All India Election King", hails from Salem, Tamil Nadu. He started his political career in 1988 and has contested not just local but even Presidential elections against big names such as Atal Bihari Vajpayee, APJ Abdul Kalam, Jayalalithaa among others.
Published Date: Mar 26th, 2019 02:11 PM | Updated Date: Apr 9th, 2019 01:16 PM IST
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