AIADMK attempts to block attrition, asks SEC for proxy polls behind closed doors
Regional AIADMK leaders are working overtime to prevent party attrition, as several advisers have begun to migrate to the ruling DMK. The AIADMK had also requested the Madras High Court to seek transparency in the conduct of the polls in Devakottai City Municipality where the AIADMK has numbers to win the posts of President and Vice President.
The opposition AIADMK, which won some municipalities and city panchayats, had urged the party’s legal wing to be vigilant in the March 4 indirect polls. District secretaries and AIADMK deputies also warned AIADMK advisers not to get carried away with incitements. In Mamallapuram and Tambaram, AIADMK leaders also discussed the issue with party men, AIADMK sources said.
Meanwhile, the legal wing of AIADMK on Tuesday petitioned the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) demanding the election using CCTV cameras, web cameras and streaming. of the entire voting process.
AIADMK Legal Wing Co-Secretary Babu Murugavel in a letter to TNSEC said CCTV camera surveillance should be handled by TNSEC to ensure that indirect polls are conducted in a free and fair. The former MP also alleged that there was vigorous and vigorous activity and harassment against elected AIADMK members and there are reports that many councilors and other local leaders are to be coerced by the ruling DMK government to vote for their party’s member for the post. for president and vice president in the upcoming indirect civic ballots, the letter said.
The AIADMK also pointed out that the orders issued by the Madras High Court insisted that the SEC not deviate from the guidelines and instructions issued by that court. The AIADMK also urged the SEC not to postpone the election for any reason.