The Lok Sabha polls in Vellore constituency in Tamil Nadu is likely to be cancelled over excess use of money power, sources aware of the development said on Monday. Also Read - Code of Conduct: EC Asks Petrol Pumps to Remove Hoardings With PM Modi's Photos Within 72 Hours
The Election Commission is learnt to have prepared a recommendation in this regard to be sent to the president. Also Read - Unable to Break Open ATM, Robbers Steal The Whole Machine in Tamil Nadu's Tiruppur
“It would be sent today itself,” an official said on Monday. Also Read - Lockdown News: These States Impose Lockdown-Like Restrictions in March, Only Essential Services Allowed | Full List
Since the president signs the notification for Lok Sabha elections, it is he who rescinds it.
The decision came after a large sum of cash was allegedly seized from the DMK candidate’s office a few days ago.
The district police had filed a complaint against DMK candidate Kathir Anand as well as two party functionaries on the basis of a report from the Income Tax department on April 10.