ERODE: AIADMK volunteers and party functionaries are buying MGR film song cassettes for use in ward election offices. AIADMK has set up election offices in every municipal and panchayat ward. Candidates during canvassing play MGR songs to woo voters. In Chennimalai and surrounding areas cellular phone holders receive a number of messages requesting them to cast their votes for AIADMK candidate S. Palanisamy contesting from Kangeyam constituency. In Bhavanisagar the AIADMK candidate, Sindhu Ravichandran, has inaugurated his election office at Punjai Puliampatty. The Bhavani AIADMK candidate, K.C. Karupannan, along with the Rajya Sabha MP, P.G. Narayanan, has visited villages which have a sizable population of Vanniyars. The Kangeyam AIADMK candidate, Palanisamy, after worshipping Lord Subramaniyar at Sivanmalai started electioneering last evening.
The Modakurichi Congress candidate, R.M. Palanisamy, visited Sivagiri powerloom weavers to canvass votes, while the Kangeyam Congress candidate, Vidiyal Sekar, is camping at Chennimalai to seek votes from handloom weavers.