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Poll results: Plea against HC order in SC

An activist body has challenged in the Supreme Court the Madras High Court order rejecting its plea for a direction to the State Election Commission in Tamil Nadu from going ahead with the January 2 counting of votes in the recently concluded rural local body elections.

Poll results: Plea against HC order in SC
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A special leave petition filed by Senthil Arumugam, general secretary of the Satta Panchayat Iyakkam, sought an urgent hearing before the CJI before January 2 seeking deferring of the counting of votes in the rural local body elections till polls are held to the urban local bodies.

The plea contended that the publication of results now would affect the voting in the urban local body elections to be held later.

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