RK Nagar constituency in Chennai By-election to be held on 12th April 2017 can be cancelled said by the sourced from Election Commission a day after the allegations surfaced on cash for voters. They will decide on Monday after the examination of reports will be done by the Chief Election Commission and other officials and the reports sent by the state and income authorities, said by the source.
VK Sasikala faction the ruling AIADMK paid Rs. 89 crores to voters for the support for their candidate TTV Dinakaran, alleged by the Income Tax Officials. On Friday’s raid more than 35 places have been seized by the department, which includes the properties of C Vijayabaskar, Health Minister.
From the Minister’s house one key document is been recovered, which gives the alleged blue print of strategy to buy voters through cash. Target was to reach out 85% as the constituency is divided into 265 segments. Rs. 4,000 is supposed to be paid to each voter which gives an outlay of Rs. 89 crore
The target was given to the 7 senior leader which includes, Forest Minister Dindigul Sreenivasan, Chief Minister E Palaniswami and Finance Minister JayaKumar, according to the documents which indicated. Allegedly objected with distribution of Rs. 13.27 crore to Rs. 33,000 voters by The Chief Minister,
Last year when both AIADMK and DMK were found bribing voter the polling was cancelled for two constituencies which were Thanjavur and Aravakurichi.