J&K L-G approaches local leaders on COVID-19 containment, except PDP

May 10, 2021 0 Comments

National Conference (NC) president Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Congress’ Ghulam Nabi Azad, G.A. Mir, Saidudin Soz and Ravinder Sharma were among the leaders consulted. In a rare gesture, J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday spoke to around a dozen local leaders of political parties and sought their cooperation and suggestions to combat the pandemic in …

Fading appeal robs political lookalikes of livelihood

March 12, 2021 0 Comments

Once a major draw in poll campaigns, lookalike artistes leaders have been marginalised. B. Ramachandran, a 52-year-old resident of Madurai, has more similarities with former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and AIADMK founder M.G. Ramachandran, apart from his name. This stage artiste, who has been dressing up like the AIADMK founder since 1987, has taken …