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Karur: Parties stopped from final-hour campaign

TRICHY: Election officials prevented DMK and AIADMK from campaigning at Vengamedu in Karur the city on Tuesday.

Karur returning officer T Anbalagan issued order cancelling the permission given to both the parties after their cadre clashed close to the marketing campaign venue on Tuesday afternoon.

Some birthday celebration employees sustained injuries and were rushed to the nearby hospitals and police took keep an eye on of the spot following the incident.

Additional police pressure was once deployed across the marketing campaign venue in huge numbers to begin arrest if anyone meant to method the venue of the poll marketing campaign.

AIADMK candidate M Thambi Durai was once unsatisfied with the Election Commission for asking the birthday celebration to marketing campaign on the venue from midday till 2 pm. He had sought permission till 6pm ranging from 4pm -- the slot given to INC candidate S Jothimani to carry the marketing campaign.

Transport minister M R Vijayabhaskar on Monday approached the collector searching for permission for Thambidurai from four – 6 pm.

Jothimani on Tuesday morning alleged that the collector had threatened to disqualify her. Responding to her allegation, Anbalagan stated that there was once no safety for him as DMK men threatened him.

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