Madras HC dismisses challenge to ECI decision cancelling Elections in Vellore Constituency

Meera Emmanuel April 17 2019

The Election Commission's decision to cancel the elections in the Vellore constituency, originally scheduled to be held tomorrow, has been upheld by the Madras High Court.

The Election Commission had issued a notification yesterday intimating that the Vellore polls had been canceled after the President of India accepted the Commission's recommendation in this regard. The recommendation was made after large stashes of cash were seized from places connected with Kathir Anand, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) candidate from Vellore, hinting that there was a

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