EC doesn't want me to win, TTV Dinakaran on countermanding of R K Nagar bypoll
Hours after the Election commission of India countermanded that bypolls in R K Nagar, TTV Dinakaran claimed that the EC did not want him to win. Deeming the decision to cancel bypolls wrong, the Sasikala Natarajan camp's candidate said that they election commission cannot deny an election to the constituency.
"The election commission's decision is wrong. Even the EC doesn't want me to win. They can delay an election but they cannot deny the same," said AIADMK Amma's candidate TTV Dinakaran. It may be recalled that documents pertaining to details of money distribution to the tune of Rs 89 crore were recovered by Income tax officials during raids on Vijaya Bhaskar.
The Tamil Nadu health minister is a close aide of Sasikala Natarajan and TTV Dinakaran and was raided following complaints of money being distributed to voters in R K Nagar. TTV Dinakaran had all along rubbished allegations of his party bribing voters despite many being caught redhanded by observers as well as police.