Poll-O-Meter: A confession box

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In Madras, during the 1957 polls, inside a polling booth, an old woman voter was heard saying: “These days you are the King-maker and the Minister-maker. Do grant us more and cheaper rice as in the olden days”.

Some boxes were found to contain chits wishing success to some candidates or abusive language addressed to them and some had photographs including a miniature photograph of a Hollywood star.

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