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Antony confident of victory

PTI | ByPress Trust of India, Kochi
May 03, 2004 08:32 PM IST

Kerala CM expressed optimism that the UDF would bag a large number of seats in the May 10 elections.

Kerala Chief Minister, AK Antony on Sunday expressed optimism that the United Democratic Front would bag the maximum number of seats in the May 10 Lok Sabha elections in the state.

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In an informal talk with reporters at the guest house here, Antony, who was on a private visit to the city, said he had toured 117 assembly segments of the 17 Parliamentary constituencies during his electioneering and found a 'clear change' in favour of UDF candidates.

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He lambasted the opposition Left Democratic Front and said they were following the 'same old policies' in the state.

To a query on the bail application of PDP leader Abdul Naser Madhani, presently lodged in Coimbatore jail, Antony said the government had not taken a final decision on the matter, but was examining it.

Antony also said that national Congress leaders would visit Kerala on May 5 and 6 and address election meetings at a few places.

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