At elections time, there are all kinds of people who take a stand or put out a point or too by being candidates.
In Mylapore, transperson Radha has filed her papers and says she continues to speak for the rights of her community. She was in the fray in the previous election.
Devadoss (in photo) does is for colour and momentary buzz; he came to the tahsildar’s office to file his papers with a garland of currency notes that were to be the fee he has to pay here. And carried a big red box, said to be his symbol.
And he got the local media-folks shooting photos.