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Stalin prepares to win elections in India

Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin is named after the late Georgian dictator, leader of the Soviet Union. According to the polls, her party, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, will prevail in state elections by a wide margin

Indian politician Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin alongside a portrait of the late Georgian dictator Josef Stalin

ONE indian politician what is he wearing same name as the late Russian dictator Josef Stalin could win the country’s state elections this Friday.

Polls suggest that the party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) of MK Stalin will win elections in Tamil Nadu, in southern India, with a wide margin.

The party chief was appointed Stalin in a tribute to the communist dictator by his father M. Karunanidhi, four times left-wing chief minister of state, according to the British newspaper Daily Mail.

He was born a few days before the death of the Georgian politician in 1953, Indian Stalin admitted in a 2019 newspaper interview that his name caused some embarrassing situations in Russia.

Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin in campaign (Arun SANKAR / AFP (

Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin in campaign (Arun SANKAR / AFP (

“When I landed at a Russian airport, they asked me to mention my name. When I said ‘Stalin’, a lot of people at the airport started looking at me”, Declared to the newspaper India Times.

“When checking my passport, employees asked me several questions before allowing me to enter”He commented on his 1989 trip. “Many people in Russia did not like Josef Stalin,” he added.

The results of the elections in Tamil Nadu will be announced in Domigo, along with those of some other states in the country, such as Kerala, Assam or West Bengal.

Indian Stalin emerges as the possible winner of the elections in the state of Tamil Nadu, in southern India (Arun SANKAR / AFP)

Indian Stalin emerges as the possible winner of the elections in the state of Tamil Nadu, in southern India (Arun SANKAR / AFP)

MK Stalin joins Adolf Hitler Uunona, from Namibia, another politician who bears the same name as a dictator, in this case the German Nazi leader of Austro-Hungarian origin.

Hitler UunonaThe 54-year-old man became known when his party won the regional elections in November.

In the list of candidates published in the Official Gazette, his name was abbreviated as “Adolf H”, but on the official results website it was in full.

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