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There will be greater analysis & unpacking of the LDF wave (തരംഗം) - with numbers & statistics - in #KeralaElections. But as a Malayalee - who resides outside the state but return home for every election to vote - having observed & followed the debates, my own teeny-weeny bit 1/
For starters, this is indeed a wave, which has finally led to the state bucking the established trend of pendulum swing between alliances: a ruling alliance returning to power after a 5-year stint of 91 seats, by increasing it to 99 2/
Surely the number, 99 by itself is not entirely new. Post-Emergency, in 1977 elections, the Congress under K.Karunakaran had won over 100 seats. After establishment of the Twin Alliance/Two Fronts system in Kerala, UDF under AK Antony had won 99 seats in 2001...3/
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140 മണ്ഡലങ്ങൾ ചേർന്നാൽ മാത്രം കേരളമാകുമോ?

മാറി മാറി ഭരിച്ച ഇടത്‌ വലത്‌ കക്ഷികളുടെ അഴിമതികളും അഹങ്കാരവും അൽപ്പത്തരങ്ങളുംകൂടി ചേർത്തുവെയ്ക്കുമ്പോഴല്ലേ അതു പൂർണ്ണമാകൂ??

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#മറക്കരുത്‌ #പുതിയകേരളംമോദിക്കൊപ്പം #KeralaWithModi
140 മണ്ഡലങ്ങളിലും പുതിയൊരു കേരളം വന്നെത്തിനോക്കുന്നുണ്ട്‌. ആത്മവിശാസം കൊടുത്ത്‌ അതിനെ സ്വീകരിച്ചിരുത്തേണ്ട സമയമാണ്‌. എല്ലാം നമ്മുടെ കയ്യിലാണ്‌. ഇപ്പോഴല്ലെങ്കിൽ പിന്നെയെന്നാണ്‌???

140 ഓർമ്മപ്പെടുത്തലുകൾ. #മറക്കരുത്‌

#പുതിയകേരളംമോദിക്കൊപ്പം #KeralaWithModi
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As election fever rises and #Kerala #TamilNadu and #WestBengal go to the polls, we're bringing you an analysis of manifestos of major parties on their commitments to tech innovation, digital rights, internet access, privacy and cybersecurity.
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internetfreedom.in/2021assemblyel…
Despite a rising number of young voters and Indian internet users, political parties have been slow to move on digital rights. Before the 2019 general election we drafted an agenda making an appeal across party lines to prioritize digital rights.
docs.google.com/document/d/1AX…
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Following are our key learnings surrounding the promises made by political parties. We follow a model in which a “+” indicates a positive move, “-” a negative one, and “?” indicates one which does not present a clear foreseeable consequence or is ambiguous.
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#Decision2021 | Amit Shah blamed cross-border infiltration for lack of jobs and subsidies for the tribal community in Jhargram, a former hotbed of Maoists, at a rally for the #WestBengalElections2021

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#Decision2021 | Saravanan has promised to provide a mini-helicopter, Rs. 1 crore to every household, a robot for homemakers to do household work, and 100 sovereigns of gold for women when they get married. #TamilNaduElections2021

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#Decision2021 | Almost three years ago, Trilochan Mahato was found hanging near his home, with a message scrawled on his shirt: “This is for BJP politics from the age of 18.” This started a new trend in Bengal’s violent politics. #WestBengalElections

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#Decision2021 | Modi said that Bengal had once brought the nation together through ‘Vande Mataram’ but Mamata Banerjee is now terming people as ‘bohiragoto’ (outsiders). #WestBengalElections2021

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#Decision2021 | Unlike the LDF and UDF manifestoes, the NDA lays focus on steps to tackle “religious terrorism”, promising to put a system to prevent extremist activities. #KeralaElections2021

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#Decision2021 | It is not dynasty politics, Anbil Mahesh insists on the friendship between him and Uyanidhi Stalin. “There was no calculated grooming... but something that evolved due to the contributions made by our families.” #TamilNaduElections2021

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Voting to take place for:

➡️126 seats in Assam
➡️234 in Tamil Nadu
➡️294 in West Bengal
➡️140 in Kerala
➡️30 in Puducherry

: Sunil Arora, @ECISVEEP
📅#AssemblyElections2021: Assam

Phase 1
Polling: March 27

Counting: May 2

#Elections2021 #AssemblyElections2021 #ElectionCommissionOfIndia
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