Tamilnadu Assembly Elections : High Court directed to EC

Chennai High Court directed the Election Commission to consider a representation by a city advocate suggesting steps for holding the ensuing Tamil Nadu assembly elections in a free and fair manner.

Disposing of a PIL petition, Justice Elipe Dharma Rao and Justice D Hariparanthaman directed the EC to consider the petitioner”s representation within four weeks.

In his petition, S Muthuraj, has submitted he had sent a representation to the Chief Election Commissioner and the Chief Electoral officer of the state with the suggestions on December 27 but they neither replied nor considered them.
He had suggested installing adequate surveillance systems in all polling booths to ensure that there would be no malpractice like illicit voting, capturing of polling booths and wrong management of EVMs.

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