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Wednesday March 5, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Wednesday March 5, 2014 MYT 10:29:07 AM
by chew wan ying, ng si hooi, AND a.raman
A SCHOOLGIRL in Tamil Nadu, India, refused to accept an award from a politician because he allegedly humiliated the family a few years ago, reported Tamil Nesan.
S. Janani, a high school student in Manjoor, Nilgiris, had scored 489 marks in her Class 10 board exams, ranking second in the category of government schools.
However, Janani said that she would not accept the award from Ooty assemblyman M. Buddhichandran.
Later, her father Sundarrajan claimed that Buddhichandran had refused to nominate his wife for a councillor’s post during village elections in November 2011.
He also accused Buddhichandran of having him sent to jail on a false report.
> Malaysia Nanban reported that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister
J. Jayalalithaa had kicked off her election campaign by criticising the economic policies of the federal government.
The AIADMK leader urged the people to vote for the welfare of Tamil Nadu and Tamils during an election rally in Kancheepuram.
Found in translation is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.
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