Kuppalji Devadoss carrying metal pot filled with coins worth Rs 25000 in Chennai on Monday.
Kuppalji Devadoss carrying metal pot filled with coins worth Rs 25000 in Chennai on Monday.

TN Lok Sabha candidate files nomination by paying up Rs 25000 deposit in coins

ANI | Updated: Mar 25, 2019 20:31 IST

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar 25 (ANI) Candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls are coming up with innovative ways to campaign but have you heard of the one from Chennai who filed his nominations in a noteworthy fashion.
Kuppalji Devadoss, an independent candidate from Amma Makkal National Party (AMNP) on Monday came with utensils of various shapes and sizes filled with currency coins totalling the Rs 25000 required as 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.
Devadoss arrived at South Chennai zonal office 13 with the vessels filled with coins that he submitted along with his nomination to contest from South Chennai Lok Sabha seat, which is currently held by AIADMK’s T Radhakrishnan.
Tamil Nadu will go to polls on April 18 for its 39 parliamentary constituencies, while counting of votes will take place on May 23. (ANI)

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