A BJP functionary who contested the not too long ago held native physique ballot as an impartial candidate drew Twitterati’s consideration after he secured just one vote regardless of there being 5 members in his household.
D Karthik had contested for the submit of a ward member in Periyanaickenpalayam union in Coimbatore district.
The information went viral with #Single_Vote_BJP trending on Twitter.
Author and activist Meena Kandasamy tweeted saying, “BJP candidate will get just one vote in native physique elections. Pleased with the 4 different voters in his family who determined to vote for others.”
One Ashok Kumar of INC famous, “5 members in his household and this BJP candidate who contested for ward member submit obtained one single vote in Coimbatore!” That is how Tamil Nadu handles BJP.
One other Twitter person identified that the posters launched by Karthik for his election propaganda had the portraits of prime minister Narendra Modi, residence minister Amit Shah and 7 different leaders together with himself however he obtained just one vote.
Chatting with The New Indian Categorical, Karthik, district deputy president of BJP Youth Wing, clarified, “I didn’t contest on behalf of BJP. I contested within the election as an impartial candidate on a automotive image. My household has 4 votes and all of the votes are in ward 4 of the panchayat. Even my 4 members of the family and I’ve no vote within the ninth ward the place I contested. In the meantime, I’m being wrongly talked about in social media by trollers that I had contested on behalf of BJP and haven’t even secured my member of the family’s vote, which isn’t true.”
The native physique polls within the state have been held on October 6 and 9. In all, 79,433 candidates had contested for 27,003 posts.
(With Categorical Information Desk inputs)