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TN: Former CM Palaniswami's car stopped by polling officers

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 5 April 2024, 15:05 IST
AIADMK leader Edappadi K Palaniswami's car checked by poll officials (ANI)

Ooty (Tamil Nadu): Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK leader Edappadi K Palaniswami's vehicle was checked by the flying squad of the Election Commission ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, on Thursday.

Check on Palaniswami's Vehicle
Palaniswami's car was stopped while he was travelling to Nilgiris district to campaign for the Lok Sabha in support of AIAMDK candidate Lokesh Tamilchelvan.

Visuals of Vehicle Inspection
The visuals show poll officials checking the vehicle while Palaniswami was seen sitting in the car's front seat.

EC's Action Against Nilgiris Flying Squad Head
Earlier, in March, the Election Commission (EC) suspended the head of the Flying Squad Team of Nilgiris in Tamil Nadu for not checking the cavalcade of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party candidate A Raja.

Replacement of Flying Squad Team
Following the incident, the poll panel replaced the entire Flying Squad Team.

Model Code of Conduct
The Model Code of Conduct is in effect after the Election Commission of India announced the schedule for the Lok Sabha elections on March 16.

(With ANI inputs)

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First published: 5 April 2024, 14:57 IST