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Candidate Wins By 1 Vote; 90-year-old Elected As Panchayat Chief: Tamil Nadu Native Physique Polls Throw Surprises

Within the 9 reorganised districts of Tamil Nadu, the native physique polls have been held in two phases in Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Tenkasi, Ranipet, Vellore, Tirunelveli, Kallakurichi and Tiruppatur. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham has swept the agricultural native physique elections within the State.

Out of the 140 district panchayat ward member posts, DMK and its alliance has received 138 posts and AIADMK has received two posts.

Earlier, the State Election Fee started counting votes polled within the rural LB elections in 9 reorganised districts on October 12 at 74 counting centres.

In the meantime, the State witnessed a troublesome political battle between the large political events — DMK and AIADMK. There are 27,003 posts up for election in these 9 districts. Within the first section which was held on October 6, votes have been forged for 78 district panchayat ward member posts, 755 panchayat union ward member posts, 1,577 village panchayat president posts, and 12,252 village panchayat ward and member posts.

The second section occurred on October 9, for 62 district panchayat ward member posts, 626 panchayat union ward member posts, 1,324 village panchayat president posts, and 10,329 village panchayat ward member posts.

In response to the ballot physique, the primary section of the polls witnessed a voter turnout of 77.4 per cent of voters participated whereas within the second section, the quantity stood at 78.5 per cent.

Listed here are some attention-grabbing buzz highlights that caught eyes on the counting centres:

1. Karthik, the vice-president of the BJP youth wing in Coimbatore’s north taluk, who contested as an impartial candidate for the publish of a ward member in Periyanaickenpalayam union of Coimbatore, has secured just one vote in Tamil Nadu native physique polls. #SingleVoteBJP has been trending nationwide vast on Twitter.

2. Within the Vellaiyampattu panchayat of the Villupuram district, through the registered counting of votes, officers discovered that an individual has stamped 4 of the 5 symbols on the poll. The incident made the officers burst out into laughter, later, the vote was declared invalid.

3. ‘One voter can turn a loser into a winner’- Kadalmani received the by-election for the Sirumarudur panchayat chief publish close to Lalgudi by a margin of ‘one’ vote. The by-election was held as a result of demise of Ramesh Kumar, the panchayat chief of Sirumarudur. Out of the three who contested on this panchayat with a complete of 1,150 voters, the deceased panchayat chief Ramesh Kumar’s spouse obtained 423 votes, Kadalmani obtained 424 votes, Sathyanathan obtained 137 votes and with a complete of 989 votes, 5 votes have been thought of invalid.

4. Out of 169 candidates, greater than 50 members of actor Vijay’s fan affiliation received within the native physique polls. Earlier, Thalapathy Vijay Makkal Iyakkam members have confirmed that actor Vijay had himself allowed his followers to file nominations for LB polls.

5. A 90-year-old lady, Perumathal has proved that age is only a quantity. She has been elected as President of Sivanthipatti Panchayat beneath Palayankottai Panchayat Union of Tirunelveli district. Within the meantime, the 2 different candidates who contested towards her has misplaced the deposit.

6. In a loopy incident, whereas the officers have been counting the votes at Palayamkottai Panchayat Union in Tirunelveli district, on a poll paper, the officers have been shocked to see {that a} voter has written, ‘none of the candidates gave me 500 rupees for my vote, thus I support no one’.

7. Siblings received in native physique polls: Kannurangam, who hails from the Kaveripattu space close to Jolarpet in Tiruppatur district, his daughters Mala Sekher (50) and Uma Kannurangam (48) had contested for the publish of Kaveripattu Panchayat President and received with 651 votes and with 1,972 votes, made victory for the publish of Union Councilor respectively.

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