Update: March 24, 2021 2:52 PM STI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 24 (ANI): Ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, a yoga instructor on Tuesday pulled a car upside down to campaign for All India candidate Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and minister of ‘State SP Velumani to RS Puram here.
He said he chose this method of campaigning because he wanted to promote yoga and its health benefits at the same time as the election campaign.
He claimed to have pulled the car 800 meters, stepping on his hands.
Chatrapathy, the yoga instructor said: âYoga is dormant in Coimbatore because there is no fervor among people. I wanted to educate them about the health benefits of yoga. Children and the elderly should start practicing yoga, âhe added.
In an attempt to gain media attention, many candidates from Tamil Nadu came up with such creative ideas when submitting their nominations earlier this month.
Independent candidate Santosh went to apply from Thanjavur constituency in Tamil Nadu wearing a watermelon as he awarded watermelon as a symbol while candidate Hari Nadar went to apply from Alangulam constituency wearing 4, 25 kilograms of gold.
Thanga Shanmugasundaram, a representative of a farmers’ association, paid his election deposit in coins and old rupee notes on Monday when he applied for Ariyalur constituency.
Legislative elections in Tamil Nadu will be held in a single phase on April 6 and the vote count will take place on May 2.
Polls will be held for 234 seats in the state, with the Congress-DMK and BJP-AIADMK alliance being the main groups competing against each other. (ANI)