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Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Prestige battle for AIADMK at CM Palaniswami’s hometown Salem

The Gounders, an intermediary caste of landowners and now entrepreneurs, classified as backward, comprise up to 40% of the population in these districts, and form the foundation of AIADMK’s loyal vote bank. Chief minister Palaniswami belongs to this caste group.
Salem is considered a fortress of the ruling AIADMK. In the 2016 assembly polls; the party won 41 out of the 47 seats in the region’s Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Salem, Erode, Karur and Namakkal districts.(PTI)
Salem is considered a fortress of the ruling AIADMK. In the 2016 assembly polls; the party won 41 out of the 47 seats in the region’s Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Salem, Erode, Karur and Namakkal districts.(PTI)
Published on Apr 14, 2019 01:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Before Tamil Nadu votes on April 18, IT sleuths carry out raids in multiple locations

The raids have been conducted in the premises of PSK engineering construction company on charges of possessing and routing unaccounted cash.
Raids were also carried out at the premises of a group of financiers in Chennai and Tirunelveli based on allegations of accumulating money for election-related work.(BLOOMBERG)
Raids were also carried out at the premises of a group of financiers in Chennai and Tirunelveli based on allegations of accumulating money for election-related work.(BLOOMBERG)
Updated on Apr 12, 2019 09:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
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