Tamil Nadu Polls: LED replaces cardboard cut-outs of politicians

Giant cut-outs of the political leaders have been replaced with LED cut-outs.

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Shivani Chaturvedi | May 9, 2016 | Chennai


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Cut-out of DMK president Karunanidhi and his son MK Stalin
Cut-out of DMK president Karunanidhi and his son MK Stalin

Tamil Nadu streets are submerged in the election fever.

During any poll season, the skyline in the state remains cluttered with larger-than-life cut-outs of political leaders.

However, this time, the giant cut-outs of the political leaders, hallmark of the state during assembly polls have been replaced with Light Emitting Diode (LED) cut-outs.

Several public meeting venues are seen lit up with LED cut-outs of political leaders.

Many political parties have gone the LED way.

As compared to the LED cut out, the old styled cut-outs consume a lot of time and money, says stage decorator G Vivekananda of Velachery who trades LED illuminated cut-outs of political leaders.

For many artists preparing cardboard cut-outs of politicians was the major source of income, says stage decorator, Yogam Ravi of Ashok Nagar.

 

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