01 March, 2021

Topsy-Turvy

The returning officer in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, rejected the request of an independent candidate to have as his poll symbol Bollywood beauty queen Aishwarya Rai...

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Topsy-Turvy
outlookindia.com
-0001-11-30T00:00:00+05:53
Many people are upset with the Election Commission and the latest to join them is Bollywood. This happened after the returning officer in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, rejected the request of an independent candidate to have as his poll symbol Bollywood beauty queen Aishwarya Rai. A quick survey brought out this state of unhappiness.

Katrina Kaif: What is wrong in having Ash as a poll symbol? It will introduce an element of beauty and class which are sadly lacking in the poll process. Even now, the EC should change its stand.

Salman Khan: Normally, I do not comment on this person, but this is an issue for the entire industry. If the returning officer found Ash unsuitable for a poll symbol, why not Katrina? She is the current number one in Bollywood.

Yash Chopra: How can they do this to Ash, one of the most exquisite and romantic persons in the world? Doesn’t the EC know that the entire world admires Ash. How can the EC decide on this issue when it is associated with people like Seshan, Gopalaswamy and...

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