HIGHLIGHTS-SOUTH 5.10 PM

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Chennai, Mar 23 (PTI): Highlights from the Southern region at 5.10 PM.

MDS6 KL-POLLS-RAHUL NYAY will be 'tested' in Kerala if Cong-led UDF is voted to power: Rahul Kottayam: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who has been pushing for Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY) -- a proposed minimum income guarantee scheme, promised people in poll bound Kerala that the scheme will be 'tested' in the southern state if the party-led UDF is voted to power.

MES1 TN-POLL-CANDIDATE-HUT Apr 6 TN polls: This CPI nominee lives in a hut J Sivaprasanna Kumar Chennai: In a political battle which has quite a few crorepatis in fray, CPI's K Marimuthu is a relatively poor candidate, with the Left nominee having a few thousand rupees in his possession and lives in a hut.

MES4 KL-TB-AWARD Kerala's TB eradication programme bags award Tiruvananthapuram: Kerala's tuberculosis eradication programme has won national honour as the state bagged the Union government's award for reducing the prevalence of the disease through various systematic initiatives. PTI ROH ROH