Dmk minister filed rejection petition in mhc senior advt p wilson
Madras High court orders notice in the application filed by Mr Duraimurugan Hon’ble Water resources and Mines minister seeking to reject the election petition filed against him . The unsuccessful AIADMK candidate V Ramu filed EP challenging the election of returned candidate Mr Duraimurugan to Katpadi constituency on various grounds including that one EVM was not counted.
Mr Wilson submitted that the allegations are vague and doesn’t contain any material facts. He said all allegations are without any substance and are in general. He took the learned judge through the notifications of election commission of India and said one of ground that EVM in 110 (A)(W) is not counted has to be rejected as it is done as per ECI notification about non deletion of mock poll votes and when the difference in votes obtained by candidates is higher than the votes polled in the EVM which failed to delete mock votes, the faulty EVM need not counted .
After hearing the Arguments of P. Wilson Senior Advocate appearing for Mr Duraimurugan, Hon’ble Mr Justice Bharathidasan ordered notice returnable by 21.12.2021.