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  Adolf Hitler stumping for votes in Indian election
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ContributorThomas Walker 
Last EditedThomas Walker  Feb 22, 2013 09:25am
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CategoryElection Guide
AuthorWasbir Hussain
MediaWebsite - Yahoo News
News DateFriday, February 22, 2013 03:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionGAUHATI, India (AP) — Adolf Hitler is running for election in India. So is Frankenstein.

The tiny northeast Indian state of Meghalaya has a special fascination for interesting and sometimes controversial names, and the ballot for state elections Saturday is proof.

Among the 345 contestants running for the state assembly are Frankenstein Momin, Billykid Sangma, Field Marshal Mawphniang and Romeo Rani. Some, like Kenedy Marak, Kennedy Cornelius Khyriem and Jhim Carter Sangma, are clearly hoping for the electoral success of their namesake American presidents.

Then there is Hitler.

This 54-year-old father of three has won three elections to the state assembly with little controversy over being named after the Nazi dictator.
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