New Blackburn Tory councillor Tiger Patel says unwitting X-rated marketing campaign video important for election win


A political candidate whose marketing campaign video went viral as it confirmed him status in the back of an X-rated drawing while giving peace indicators in a run-down park, has gained his seat within the native elections. 

Tiger Patel, whose actual identify is Altaf, stood for the Conservatives in Blackburn.

Talking to Sky Information, he stated the video performed an important function in his victory.

He stated: “I did get a large number of abuse for it, folks would go away dangerous feedback, swearing or give me the center finger, however I simply neglected it.

“80% of the folk appreciated the video and 20% did not, however I were given elected.”

The video, which was once shared prior to the election, displays Mr Patel strolling round an area youngsters’s playground, showing the wear and tear that has been brought about and its dilapidated state.

There may be song enjoying from Pakistan top minister Imran Khan’s election marketing campaign, with the phrases “trade is right here”.

At one level within the clip, which has been considered thousands and thousands of instances on Twitter, the flesh presser stands on the best of a slide together with his hands raised appearing peace indicators – unaware he’s status in the back of an X-rated little bit of graffiti.

Mr Patel, who says he has been described as “the BoJo of Blackburn”, beat the Labour incumbent candidate in Audley and Queen’s Park ward by way of 1,209 votes to one,096.

Talking after his victory, Mr Patel added: “I am feeling more than happy, this victory is for the folk, for the group, it isn’t my victory.

“There are such a large amount of problems in my ward and folks need trade, now they are going to get it.”

It was once canvassing at the streets of Blackburn and assembly with citizens which led Mr Patel to create the “low price range and other” video.

Altaf 'Tiger' Patel in his video - minus the X-rated graffiti (Pic: Vali Bagas/YouTube)
Mr Patel stated the video performed an important function in his victory. %: Vali Bagas/YouTube

He stated: “Two women got here as much as me when I used to be campaigning at the property and informed me concerning the park, that it was once run down and their youngsters had nowhere protected to play.

“I used to be considering ‘how does Blackburn council no longer have the cash to mend this for children?’

“In my thoughts I believed concerning the video, I made it and now it’s viral. That is focused on the group folks.”

The chief of Blackburn Conservatives, Julian Arnold, informed Sky Information: “Other folks will have laughed and they are giggling on the different facet of the faces now.

“We aren’t going to cover from it. It is low price range, it is other, however crikey does it paintings!

“You’ll be able to no longer consider how it is stored folks involved and what we are about and what Tiger is doing in the neighborhood.”

Mr Patel stated he’ll proceed to make movies as he is helping the group who voted for him.


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