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It's national vs local issues in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, April 21 - In a multi-cornered election contest in Tamil Nadu, the campaign strategy of various formations is based on national versus local issues.AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa with prime ministerial ambitions talks largely about national issues, while her opponents talk about the local - bijli -, sadak - and paani - problems.Much before other parties had finalised their alliances and their manifestoes, Jayalalithaa announced her poll promises and started touring the constituencies in a helicopt...

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