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R K Nagar by-poll to be held in June

By Vicky

The R K Nagar by-poll in Chennai which was countermanded on Sunday is likely to be held next in June. A decision to countermand the elections was taken after the income tax raids that were conducted following allegations of corruption during the campaigning.

Campaigning at the R K Nagar constituency

The Election Commission of India is currently assessing the situation and is likely to fix a date between June 4 and 6 for the elections to be held. The ECI after studying the report by the IT department found that large scale corruption had taken place during the campaigning. The elections were scheduled to be held on April 12.

The Election Commission of India said that the vitiating effect created by the distribution of money and gift items to allure the electors gets removed with the passage of time and the atmosphere in the constituency becomes conducive to the holding of free and fair election.

Meanwhile the IT department will file a complaint against health minister of Tamil Nadu, Vijaybhaskar whose premises was raided last week. The IT department has accused him of manhandling a CISF personnel who tried to stop him from speaking to the media when the raids were on. The norm is that no person shall leave the premises while a raid is on.

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