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I’m a daughter of the soil, says TN BJP President defending decision to contest from Tuticorin

Updated : April 02, 2019 01:01 PM IST

The BJP had surprised poll analysts when it announced that Soundararajan would be the candidate for Tuticorin, which saw massive protests in May 2018, after 13 Anti-Sterlite protesters were shot dead by police personnel.
Tuticorin has ever since been characterized by heavy anti-incumbency against the ruling AIADMK government, which is in alliance with the BJP.
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