Spot visit by Express revealed that DMK and AIADMK candidates have deployed three persons a day for each constituency on shift basis.
As many as 186 votes were polled of the total 548 in Velachery’s booth no 92 where re-polls were held on Saturday, said corporation officials. The voting took place from 7 am to 7 pm.
Stalin submitted the representation to Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra, and Satyabrata Sahoo, the Chief Electoral Officer of Tamil Nadu.
The agents, who work on an eight-hour-shift, are allotted a room in each counting centre.
A former Karnataka cadre IPS officer, Annamalai had taken voluntary retirement from service in 2019 and joined the BJP last year.
The pictures and videos of the bulging unmasked crowds exemplify super spreader characteristics and spell what may follow.
Agents of rival political parties engage in jolly banter and share food
In the 2021 elections to the Tamil Nadu Assembly, 72.54 per cent women cast their votes, while the turnout stood at 73.09 per cent for men
Leaders of our nation skipping press meets and passing over questions of journalists seems to have trickled down to Tamil Nadu as well.
Following complaints from Congress and DMK on unauthorised transportation of EVMs and a VVPAT machine, the Chennai Corporation suspended the staff involved.
Former poll panel chiefs opine on whether 100% voter turnout is possible
In a statement here, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam thanked the cadre of the AIADMK and its alliance parties for their untiring election work.
The tokens had the name of the shop and address and were distributed reportedly by candidates contesting from Kumbakonam constituency.
Nandakumar said as per MCC, only a candidate or the chief agent can visit booths on polling day.
“The terrace of the building, we had to stand on, was fully packed and we couldn’t even breathe. People were stamping on each other in that space which was not properly lit.