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Jallikattu protesters form party, plan to contest RK Nagar bypoll

AIADMK's TTV Dinankaran, DMK's M Ganesh, E Madhusudanan from the OPS faction will be in fray

Gireesh Babu  |  Chennai 

A group of youngsters who protested the ban on the bull-taming sport of Jallikattu, as part of a massive upsurge in January, has formed a political party En Desam En Urimai Katchi (My Nation My Right Party) and is set to contest the upcoming bypoll in Dr Radhakrishnan Nagar. The seat fell vacant after the death of sitting MLA and chief minister J Jayalalithaa. The protesters who gathered during the Jallikattu protest in Chennai gave shape to a political party by the end of February. They are now registering MNMR Party as a permanent platform to fight for various social ...

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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 18:07 IST
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