TN candidate files nomination by paying for security deposit in coins

TN candidate files nomination by paying for security deposit in coins
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Tamil Nadu will go to polls on April 18 for its 39 parliamentary constituencies, while counting of votes will take place on May 23.

Just when candidates are coming up with groundbreaking ways to campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, there is one nominee from Chennai who put up his nomination in a significant manner.

An independent candidate from Amma Makkal National Party (AMNP), Kuppalji Devadoss, on Monday came with currency coins in various utensils of shapes and sizes, with a total of Rs 25000, which is the required election security deposit. The total amount of the deposit was made up of coins Rs 10, Rs 5, Rs 2 and Rs 1 rupee denomination.

Contesting from South Chennai Lok Sabha seat, which is currently held by AIADMK's T Radhakrishnan, Devadoss arrived at South Chennai zonal office 13 with the vessels filled with coins that he submitted along with his nomination.

Tamil Nadu will go to polls on April 18 for its 39 parliamentary constituencies, while counting of votes will take place on May 23.

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