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This raids took place when Lok Sabha elections were canceled after heavy cash from a DMK candidate’s house.

Income tax raid
Via:dnaindia.com

This is the first time that the Lok Sabha elections have been called after the charges for cash-for-vote.
The IT department raided DMK leader Kanimozhi’s house in Thuthukudi, Tamilnadu on Tuesday evening. A team of 10 people raided the Election Commission with the flying squad.
This raids took place when Lok Sabha elections were canceled after heavy cash from a DMK candidate’s house. This is the first time that the Lok Sabha elections have been called after the charges for cash-for-vote.

Kanimozhi is the daughter of DMK supremo Karunanidhi. He is the candidate of Thoothukudi of DMK.

Thoothukudi Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies going to cast a ballot in Tamil Nadu. The votes will be cast during the second phase on April 18 and the counting will take place on May 23.

This includes the following assembly areas: Tiruchendur, Sriivikantam, Tuticorin, Ottapidiram, Kovilpatti, and Vilathikulam.

Sterlite protests – in which 13 people were shot dead – in Turekorin and affecting the voting.

BJP’s Tamil Nadu chief Dr. Tamlisai Soundrajan has cut off his work after assuming the charge of the late DMK supremo Karunanidhi’s daughter Kanimozhi.

Presently, Lok Sabha MP Jaisingh Thiagraj Natarjee, who defeated DMK’s Jagan P in 2014.

1. LS election cancellation in Vellore

The Lok Sabha election of the Vellore constituency was canceled a few days ago after the recovery of huge amount of cash from DMK candidate’s office.

President Ram Nath Kovind has canceled (canceled or withdrawn) the notification to hold elections on Monday on the basis of the recommendation made by the Poll panel.
Vellore was scheduled to be held on 18th April.

On 10th April, the Election Commission took this decision after filing a complaint against the accused, Kathir Anand, along with the two officials of the party, on the basis of a report of Income Tax Department on April 10.

Police said that Anand was accused of giving “false information” in the election affidavit filed with his nomination papers under the Representation of the People Act.

The other two, identified as Srinivasan and Damodaran, were booked under the charges of bribe.The recommendation was sent to the legislative department of the Law Ministry on Tuesday, which issued the notification.

Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer has now been informed about the decision. In return, he will notify the political parties and candidates about notification, government sources said.

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2. EC decides to cancel after the complaint

On 10th April, the Election Commission took this decision after filing a complaint against the accused, Kathir Anand, along with the two officials of the party, on the basis of a report of Income Tax Department on April 10.

Police said that Anand was accused of giving “false information” in the election affidavit filed with his nomination papers under the Representation of the People Act. The other two, identified as Srinivasan and Damodaran, were booked under the charges of bribe.

The recommendation was sent to the legislative department of the Law Ministry on Tuesday, which issued the notification.

Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer has now been informed about the decision. In return, he will notify the political parties and candidates about notification, government sources said.

On 30th March, the income-tax authorities had explored the house of Anurag’s father Durai Murugan, so that unaccounted money could be used for the election and the money could be seized. 10.50 lakhs in alleged “excess” cash Two days later, they claimed to seize 11.53 crore rupees from the cement godown associated with the DMK leader in the same district.

However, Murugan said that he has not hidden anything. Raising questions on the timing of the Income Tax Department’s operation, he alleged that the raids were a “conspiracy” by some political leaders who could not face them in the electoral field.

3. What has been said in Vellore’s report

Of the 11.53 crore seized by the Income Tax Department in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Lok Sabha constituency, 91 percent were in the denomination of 200 rupees and from a bank branch of the district, allegedly sent to bribe voters, according to the department A report prepared came out in the report.

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday ordered the cancellation of the notification to hold elections on the basis of the recommendation of the Election Commission after “black money”, allegedly by DMK candidate Kathir Anand on the night of 29-30 March. Was seized.

The department’s Chennai Wing had submitted the report of this incident to the poll panel with a strong recommendation for the cancellation of election in Vellore because the “rising” amount of black money in the constituency was chosen to woo more voters. was going. Election of 18th April

In the harmful report delivered by PTI, it has been said that out of the total cash seized by the tax department, Rs 11.53 crore was in cash, “The cash of only Rs 99 lakh was in the high denomination of Rs 2000 and Rs 500, while the smallest amount of Rs 10.5 crore The currency was 200 “due to the operation of state police and revenue officials between March 29-30, Kingston College (Durai Murugan Education Trust) from Cement Warehouse in the night, and Went the transferred cash Llor.

Income tax raid
Via:dnaindia.com

Political officials interrupted the IT teams for this. Long and in the meantime the cash and other materials were transferred out of the premises.

“And carefully on the basis of surveillance, the cash was seized in the cement warehouse of an officer of the same party. All cash (seized) was found loaded in cartons and gun bags, clean packs for distribution. In the tax department report, it is said that the ward-wise with the computer-printed label on the packet

The educational group mentioned in the report has been linked to Anurag’s father Durai Murugan as he is the managing trustee of the institute and is also the current MLA of Vellore and treasurer of the DMK.

There are photos of the recovery done in the report and sent to CBDT and EC.

They show that currency wards were packed neatly and numerical marks were bored in blue and red ink, indicating that the packages were for ward-wise distribution.

It has also been reported in the report that taxpayers used an “advanced currency-counting machine” and made the entire cash bundles series-wise. Then they sent the cash bundle to the RBI to find out the sources of the notes bank branch.

A senior I-T officer told the news agency that “RBI found that the cash was obtained from the local Canara Bank Branch Cash Chest.” The two cashier issued the bank notes were redeemed by the IT department for a long time.

After this, it was discovered that his senior manager in the Regional Office had ensured that this large amount should be supplied to the branch in lesser denomination and further issue of the alleged DMK activist, which is not even “income tax assessee” Were.

“An official of the I-T department said,” The senior manager took advantage of the banking system and the local branch was released in such a large amount of notes of 200 rupees in a function related to the DMK. ”

The IT department has summoned senior manager and DMK candidate Anand for questioning.The official said, “It was found in the IT probe that the cash was to be distributed in the installments to entice voters in the Vellore constituency.”

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On 10th April, the Election Commission took this decision after registering a complaint against Anand and two party functionaries on the basis of a report of the IT department.

Anand had filed an affidavit filed with his nomination papers to give “wrong information” in the affidavit under the Representation of the People Act, the police said. The other two, identified as Srinivasan and Damodaran, were booked on the charge of bribe