Bharathi Kannama, a transgender woman contesting TN Assembly polls, promises to make Madurai a model city

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Published: March 22,2021 08:26 AM
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March 22, 2021: Bharathi Kannama, a Transgender woman, who is contesting in the upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly elections from Madurai South constituency has promised to make Madurai a model city.

March 22, 2021: Bharathi Kannama, a Transgender woman, who is contesting in the upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly elections from Madurai South constituency has promised to make Madurai a model city. She is contesting from New Generation People's Party.



Bharathi has contested for Lok Sabha seat in 2014 and 2019 from Madurai Constituency while in 2019, her nomination for Lok Sabha got rejected. In both times, Bharati contested as an Independent Candidate.



For the very first time, she is contesting for an Assembly seat from Madhurai South.



Bharathi Kannama holds a Doctorate in Sociology along with a Master of Arts degree in sociology, BA Economy and a diploma in Computer Engineering.



She appealed to the people of Tamil Nadu to vote for her. She said, “We (Transgender) have no family so we will not be corrupt. So, I appeal to the people of Tamil to vote for me”.



She said that she will offer a government job per family after she becomes an MLA. “I will provide one government job to every family once I win in the elections. Everyone will get ration enough for 3 meals a day. I will come up with a restaurant plan,” she said. She further said that medical assurance will be provided if she is voted as MLA for the Madurai South assembly seat.