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Updated on: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 06:18 PM IST

BJP candidate secures one vote in Tamil Nadu local body poll while family has five members; gets trolled on social media

BJP candidate D.Karthik | Twitter

BJP candidate D.Karthik | Twitter

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BJP candidate D.Karthik who contested the recently held local body poll in Tamil Nadu got only one vote. This became the subject of jokes on social media as there are five members in his family. This indicates that even his family members didn't vote for him.

The candidate had contested for the post of a ward member in Periyanaickenpalayam union in Coimbatore district, reported The New Indian Express.

The news soon went viral on social media along with#Single_Vote_BJP trending on Twitter.

Writer and activist Meena Kandasamy tweeted saying, "BJP candidate gets only one vote in local body elections. Proud of the four other voters in his household who decided to vote for others."

One Ashok Kumar of INC noted, "Five members is his family and this BJP candidate who contested for ward member post got one single vote in Coimbatore! This is how Tamil Nadu handles BJP."

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Many others are also joining in the trend making hilarious tweets about the scenario.

Here's what people are saying. Have a look.

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The local body polls in the state were held on October 6 and 9. In all, 79,433 candidates had contested the polls for 27,003 posts.

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Published on: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 06:18 PM IST
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