Besides Vellore's trifurcation, Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami also announced an increase in the family pension of the freedom fighters to Rs 8,000 from Rs 7,500.
Kathir Anand had polled about 4.85 lakh votes as against AIADMK's candidate A.C. Shanmugam who had polled about 4.77 lakh votes.
Tamil Nadu's Vellore was scheduled to go to polls on April 18 but the Election Commission has decided to cancel the election on the seat due to use of money power in the Lok Sabha constituency
Vellore is scheduled to go to polls with the rest of Tamil Nadu on April 18.
During a raid on the associates of DMK Treasurer Durai Murugan, IT officials were shocked to find Rs. 200 notes packed in plastic covers with names of the wards of an assembly segment marked on them.
Many well-heeled candidates in Tamil Nadu are offering expensive gifts and cash prize to paty workers to extract the maximum effort and energy from them in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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