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Presidential order canceled on huge cash, Vellore seat cancellation

Moitrish Majumdar, Kolkata:

On the recommendation of the Election Commission, President Ramnath Kobind has canceled the election of Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha seat. Vellore seat was to be held on April 18 with other stat…


Moitrish Majumdar, Kolkata:

On the recommendation of the Election Commission, President Ramnath Kobind has canceled the election of Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha seat. Vellore seat was to be held on April 18 with other state seats. This decision has been taken after the recovery of cash worth Rs. 12 crores from a person's cement warehouse with a DMK candidate.

The President releases notification of the Lok Sabha elections. In this case, cancellation of elections also comes in their jurisdiction. After the recovery of the cash, the EC wrote to the letter to President Ramnath Kovind.

The Income Tax Department had seized huge cash in Vellore district on April 1 from the cement godown of an office bearer of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK). Officials of the Income Tax Department got cash from cartoons and sacks from the cement godown of this DMK officer. A total of Rs 12 crore is being cash. The DMK official, who was recovered from the warehouse, is considered close to Duryurugan, treasurer of the party.

It was feared that cash was arranged to influence the election and to distribute the money to the madder. Duryamurugan's son D. M. Kathir Anand is a DMK candidate from Vellore seat. This constituency has 23 candidates in the fray. Anand turned to the High Court to stop the raids proceedings. But did not get success Even before this, 10 lakh rupees were recovered after raiding the residence of Vellore in Durai Murugan. Satyavrat Sahu, Chief Election Officer of Tamil Nadu, had informed that after the completion of the search operation, the report was submitted to the Income Tax Department.

According to the officials of the Income Tax Department, the cash was shifted from Kingston College, owned by Duraimurugan Educational Trust, to the Cement Warehouse in Vellore.

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