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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Polling in Tamil Nadu's Vellore may be scrapped after cash haul
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India, April 16 -- The Election Commission is likely to cancel the Lok Sabha poll in Tamil Nadu's Vellore after about ~11 crore in cash was seized from a building linked to a Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) candidate, a person aware of the developments said on Monday.
Income Tax officials last week seized the cash from a godown that allegedly belonged to DMK leader Poonjolai Srinivasan, a close aide of party treasurer Durai Murugan. The officials are investigating the source of the money.
Based on a report from the chief electoral officer of Tamil Nadu, the election watchdog will on Tuesday take a call on whether the election in Vellore needs to be countermanded, the person quoted above said on condition of anonymity. The EC will take a...
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