Anni heading for victory in Maldives

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 29 October 2008, 01:11 GMT]
Mr. Mohamed Nasheed, popularly known 'Anni' has made a clear lead in the presidential elections of Maldives against Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, the present incumbent ruling the country for 30 years since 1978. With just five boxes to be counted, Anni has already secured more than 50 percent of the total votes polled. Following Nepal and Bhutan the tide in South Asia seems to be in favour of structural changes, deconstructing establishments.

It was the first elections in the Republic of Maldives based on multi party system.

 

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