'Sop opera' in Tamil Nadu continues: A comparison of Jaya's poll promises

Come election season and Tamil Nadu witnesses a slew of freebies being promised by competing political parties — a spectacle unparalleled in rest of India. After DMK released a manifesto on 10 April, which promised smartphones and tablets for the youth, it is now time for the ruling AIADMK to announce sops in its manifesto, which was released on Thursday. Chief Minister


J Jayalalithaa is fighting for a second consecutive term in office. This seems like a good time to compare the sops offered ahead of the 2011 polls with the ones being offered this time around:


Updated Date: May 18, 2016 17:36 PM

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