EC seizes `9 lakh from Sarath Kumar’s car:
The Election Commission on Saturday recovered Rs nine lakh from Samathuva Makkal Katchi leader R Sarath Kumar’s car at Nallur Vilakku in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruchendur district. Kumar was in the vehicle when the cash was seized. This is the first instance of cash being seized from a candidate’s vehicle in this election. Kumar is the lone candidate of his party and is contesting on AIADMK’s two-leaves symbol.
Postal voting for govt staff begins:
Voting by government officials involved in poll duty began across the state on Saturday. All levels of government officials can use the facility by filling in a form seeking a postal ballot. “Based on the requisition, the employee will be given a postal ballot, chief electoral officer Rajesh Lakhoni said.
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