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26 May 2018, Edition - 1047, Saturday

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  • Congress-JD(S) win trust vote in Assembly
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  • All five accused in 2013 Bodhgaya blast found guilty by Patna court
  • Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is on her two-day visit to West Bengal on the invitation of PM Modi
  • BJP in a huddle ahead of floor test, Karnataka BJP MLAs hold meet
  • H D Kumaraswamy to face floor test today, JD(S) MLAs reach Vidhana Soudha, MLAs brought from luxury resort
  • Cracks emerge between Cong-JDS, rift arises even before floor test, fight over RR Nagar Constituency
  • Bitterness in Cong ahead of trust vote, D K Shivkumar skipped key meet yesterday, ready to rule; Cong house not in order?
  • Ahead of floor test in Karnataka, reports suggest fresh new twist, ‘Cong may not back HDK for 5 years’
  • Fresh Pak provocation along LoC, forces foil infiltration bid in Keran sector, terrorists nabbed by security forces

Tamilnadu News

Actor Vishal prays democracy lifts its head up again

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Image credit : Illustrative Image

“God save my beloved country from this anarchy,” tweeted actor Vishal in a sense of dejection after his nomination papers for the December 21 RK Nagar bye assembly poll were rejected by the election commission officials after high-drama and suspense.

In another tweet, the actor said “still awaiting democracy to lift its head up again.” On Wednesday Vishal called on chief electoral officer of Tamil Nadu and submitted a petition to review his nomination papers.

Vishal also tweeted to President Ramnath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and brought his plight to their notice.

In a petition to chief electoral officer Rajesh lakhoni, who rejected the nomination papers saying two of the proposers signatures were forged.

In his tweet to President Ramnath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday the actor said: “To the people, I look upto, Hon @narendramodi & Hon @rashtrapatibhvn I am Vishal,I hope u r aware of wats happening in the RK Nagar Election process in Chennai.

“My nomination was accepted & later rejected. Totally unfair. I bring this to your notice & I hope justice prevails.”

COIMBATORE WEATHER