THE HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE S.VAIDYANATHAN AND THE HON’BLE Ms. JUSTICE P.T.ASHA WP.No.35834/2019 & WMP.No.36739/2019 Senthil Arumugam .. Petitioner vs. 1.The Chief Election Commissioner Tamil Nadu State Election Commission, Vadapalani, Chennai – 106.WP.No.35834/2019 it nowhere prohibits the election being conducted, more particularly, in the light of the order passed by the Hon’ble Apex Court of India referred to above. That apart, there is a Notification dated 02.12.2019 published in the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extra Oridnary No.455 [Part VI, Section – 2] dated 09.12.2019 and this fact, having been brought to the knowledge of the Hon’ble Apex Court and the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, taking note of the above did not deem it fit to keep at bay the declaration of the final results. If at all the petitioner has got any grievance after declaration of the results, it is open to him to challenge the same and this Court is of the considered view that it is too premature for the petitioner to approach this Court seeking direction not to declare the results of the election. (8)In the result, the writ petition stands dismissed at the admission stage itself, granting liberty to the petitioner, to challenge the results of the elections being conducted, if it is available to him under law. No costs. Consequently, the connected miscellaneous petition is closed. [S.V.N., J.] [P.T.A., J.] 30.12.2019

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT MADRAS
DATED : 30.12.2019
CORAM:
THE HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE S.VAIDYANATHAN
AND
THE HON’BLE Ms. JUSTICE P.T.ASHA
WP.No.35834/2019 & WMP.No.36739/2019
Senthil Arumugam .. Petitioner
vs.
1.The Chief Election Commissioner
Tamil Nadu State Election Commission,
Vadapalani, Chennai – 106.
2.The Chief Secretary
Government of Tamil Nadu
Fort St George
Chennai 600 009. .. Respondents
Prayer: Writ petition filed under Article 226 of the Constitution of India
praying for issuance of a writ of mandamus directing the first respondent not
to announce the results of Local Body election held on 27.12.2019 and
30.12.2019 for 27 Districts for the posts of Panchayat Ward Members,
Panchayat Presidents, Panchayat Union Councilors and District Councilors
held as per the Notification issued in Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extra
Oridnary No.455 [Part VI, Section – 2] dated 09.12.2019 till Urban Local
Body Elections completed.
For Petitioner : Mr.R.T.Chidambaram
For R1 : Mr.Ar.L.Sundaresan, Senior Counsel
assisted by Mr.B.Nedunchezhiyan
For R2 : Mr.S.R.Rajagopal, AAG &
Mrs.Narmadha Sampath, AAG
assisted by
Mr.V.Jayaprakash Narayan, GP
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it nowhere prohibits the election being conducted, more particularly, in the
light of the order passed by the Hon’ble Apex Court of India referred to
above. That apart, there is a Notification dated 02.12.2019 published in the
Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extra Oridnary No.455 [Part VI, Section –
2] dated 09.12.2019 and this fact, having been brought to the knowledge of
the Hon’ble Apex Court and the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, taking note
of the above did not deem it fit to keep at bay the declaration of the final
results. If at all the petitioner has got any grievance after declaration of the
results, it is open to him to challenge the same and this Court is of the
considered view that it is too premature for the petitioner to approach this
Court seeking direction not to declare the results of the election.
(8)In the result, the writ petition stands dismissed at the admission stage
itself, granting liberty to the petitioner, to challenge the results of the
elections being conducted, if it is available to him under law. No costs.
Consequently, the connected miscellaneous petition is closed.
[S.V.N., J.] [P.T.A., J.]
30.12.2019
Index : Yes / No
Internet : Yes / No
AP
NOTE:- Issue order copy today [30.12.2019].
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