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'Don't say hello. Say vote for change'

April 8, 2009
'Don't say hello. Say vote for change'. This is the election mantra of Captain Gopinath.

The pioneer of low-cost air travel in India is fighting the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls as an independent candidate from the prestigious Bangalore South constituency.

Captain Gopi, as he is fondly called, is pitched against political heavyweights like Ananth Kumar of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Krishna Byre Gowda of the Congress.

Text: Vicky Nanjappa | Photographs courtesy:

Image: Captain Gopinath with his supporters after filing his nomination.

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