Within the Tamil Nadu rural native frame polls, the Impartial candidate who used to be allegedly shelling out pretend gold cash to bribe the electorate in Kolumanivakkam panchayat misplaced by way of a margin of 147 votes on Tuesday.
The Election Fee as of late took the votes polled in rural native our bodies of 9 reorganized districts in Tamil Nadu for counting. The agricultural native frame polls had been held to 27,003 posts within the 9 districts in two phases- the primary section hung on October 6 and the second one section of polling hung on October 9. All through the polls, there used to be an incident of an unbiased candidate named- Sarathi Vinayagam who contested for the put up of Panchayat President of the Kolumanivakkam Panchayat. Allegedly, right through the second one section of polling, his supporters passed out gold cash to electorate asking them to vote at the auto image (through which Sarathi contested).
After the polling, whilst few other folks went to pawn the cash, they got here to understand the cash had been brass cash and now not gold. Different applicants have demanded that motion must be taken towards those that fraudulently dispensed cash to the electorate and asked re-election within the panchayat.
An individual who belongs to Kolumanivakkam panchayat (one that sought after to stick nameless) claimed that “we felt to blame to were cheated. At the day of polling, we had been known as on my own and two males concealed cash in our hand secretly claiming it to be gold cash and requested to vote for him.” Now not best me, however many belonging to my panchayat have additionally felt cheated and we have now pledged to not promote our votes at some point, the individual added.
The second one section of polling within the panchayats below the Kunrathur Union happened on October 9, through which there have been greater than 2,500 electorate within the Kolumanivakkam panchayat. On the other hand, most of the Impartial applicants and applicants belonging to political events competed for the location of Panchayat president and ward individuals.