DMK president MK Stalin cast his vote at polling booth in Siet College in Chennai on April 6. He was accompanied by wife Durga Stalin and son Udhay Stalin. Elections are being conducted on all 234 seats in Tamil Nadu in single phase. The counting of votes and the declaration of results will be done on May 2.
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DMK president MK Stalin cast his vote at polling booth in Siet College in Chennai on April 06. He was accompanied by wife Durga Stalin and son Udhay Stalin. Elections are being conducted on all 234 seats in Tamil Nadu in single phase. The counting of votes and the declaration of results will be done on May 02.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MP K Kanimozhi, who has tested positive for COVID-19, on Tuesday cast her vote for the Tamil Nadu assembly elections while wearing a Personal protective equipment (PPE) kit. The DMK leader voted at a polling station in Mylapore. "I tested positive for Covid-19. As a result, I was advised to isolate. Have been receiving medical care in a hospital. I thank all those who have sent me messages and expressed concern for my well-being," the DMK leader had tweeted on Monday. Tamil Nadu went to polls on Tuesday in a single phase and recorded a voter turnout of 67.64 per cent. Watch the full video for more details.
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DMK MP K Kanimozhi, who had tested positive for COVID-19, cast her vote in PPE kit at a polling station in Chennai's Mylapore on April 06. Along with her, other positive patients also arrived at the polling booth to cast their vote. Election Commission has designated one hour between 6 pm and 7 pm for voting by COVID positive patients. Elections are being conducted on all 234 seats in Tamil Nadu today and counting of votes will be done on May 02.
While speaking to media in Tamil Nadu's Trichy on March 31, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on her 'gotra' remark. Owaisi said, "I condemn her remarks in which she is claiming to be from an upper caste community. Where should Muslims and Dalits of West Bengal go, who are not part of 'varna' system? She is practicing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) politics of communalism." "They are made for each other," he added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dedicated to the nation key projects in Tamil Nadu, including the 2x500 mw Neyveli new thermal power plant, and laid the foundation stone for important initiatives in the state. The prime minister also inaugurated virtually a 709 MW solar power project of NLCIL and over 4,000 tenements in Tiruppur, Madurai and Tiruchirappalli, at an event attended by Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister K Palaniswami and deputy CM O Panneerselvam. The prime minister also paid floral tribute to former Tamil Nadu chief ministers MG Ramachandran and J Jayalalithaa.
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Where several states are complaining about the shortage of COVID vaccines, Tamil Nadu on the other hand asserted that the state does not have any such problem. Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan on April 10 informed that his state does not have any shortage of vaccines. "The no. of active cases in the state is now around 33,659 including 12,861 cases in Chennai. We are rapidly increasing COVID care centers. Here, we are planning 11,775 COVID care centres so that asymptomatic and mild cases don't occupy the oxygen beds," he said. "In Tamil Nadu, we don't have a shortage of vaccines. We have almost 18 lakh doses of vaccine available. We are aiming to do 2 lakh vaccinations in a day. In that case, our stock will last for 9 days," he added.
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