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Re: Kyokudozan quit sumo (non-sumo related question)

On Sun, 6 Oct 1996, abe@zoom.com (Masumi Abe) wrote:

> from Tokunoshima, Kagoshima-ken) has decided to quit
> sumo ("haigyo") and try to enter this coming national election
> as a candidate from Shinshin-To, a conservative party, 
> which is headed by Ichiro Ozawa.

Sad to see Kyokudozan go.  One question though, isn't Shinshin-To the
party with ties to the rather controversial religous group Soka gakai,
once headed by Daisuku Ikeda? 

Pete Kaub <p-kaub@central.murdoch.edu.au>
Biotechnology Group,
School of Biological & Environmental Science,
Murdoch University,
South St., Murdoch, W.A., 6150,