Highlights of India Today Tamil issue dated September 3rd, 2014. 1.) The cover story deals with the soaring popularity of the BJP and its Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The pro-BJP mood among the masses was visible in the Loks Sabha Elections results that paved the party a form a Government at the centre with a thumping majority. Over the first few months of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP Government, people have pinned their hopes on Modi and his party's capability to deliver. 2.) Another important story is about the election of Dr.Tamizhisai Soundarrajan as the leader of the BJP unit of Tamilnadu state, the first woman to be nominated for the post. With all political parties wishin Ms.Soundarrajan on her new elevation within the party, the story analyses hown the BJP which was considered as an untouchable party in the state, at least in the recent past is making its way to find new friends and potential electoral allies. 3.) An interview with Mr.Thol.Thirmavalavan, a famed Dalit leader and the patriatch of Viduythalai Siruthaigal Katchi, an importnat political party in Tamilnadu is another highlight of this issue. A conference held by the party that purely relates to Education faced attempts of thwarting by the TN Government. In the interview Mr.Thirumavalavan explains how he faced the hindrances and won over the legal battle and successfully conducted the conference. 4.) Actor Simha has become the next big thing in Kollywood industry and film buffs thanks to the thunderous appreciationhe received for his perfromance in the recent super hit Tamil film 'Jigarthanda'. The actor in his late twenties is acting in a lead role in one of his upcming films and he will be the most sought after actor of this year. A detailed profile write up about Simha has been carried in this issue.
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