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Tharoor hopeful of good showing by Congress in Tamil Nadu

Posted on Apr 19 2014 | IANS

New Delhi, April 19 : Union minister Shashi Tharoor Saturday said that Congress was set to put up a good show in Tamil Nadu in the ongoing general elections to Lok Sabha, saying that voters were "very enthusiastic" about it decision to shun alliances and go alone.

Speaking to media persons at the Congress headquarters upon his return after campaigning in the state, Tharoor said: "People in Chennai are very enthusiastic about the fact that Congress has not entered into any electoral alliance in the state and are more inclined to vote for its candidates."

"The voters in Tamil Nadu are more willing to vote for Congress," he added.

Tharoor, who is minister of state for human resource development, had campaigned for Congress candidates in Chennai. "Wherever I went for campaigning in Chennai, the (voters) mood towards Congress was very positive," he said.

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