RK Nagar Election Result 2017: TTV Dhinakaran AIADMK amma faction (Sasikala Support) has won the RK Nagar election 2017. The by-election for Chennai’s RK Nagar assembly seat has started, counting of the vote and RK Nagar Election Result will be announced on December 24. The election campaign ended on Tuesday, and the Election Commission has directed all outside political campaigners and other functionaries to leave the constituency after 5 pm on Tuesday. Check out below for RK Nagar Election Result 2017 | Live Updates, News, Candidates List
The vehicles are blocked, and permits are also ceased from the candidates and star campaigners with effect from 5 pm on Tuesday. Election Commission instructed the police to check all the wedding halls, community halls, lodges, and the guest house to find out whether outsiders were accommodated.
Election Commission reports that polling has ended at all 256 voting booths in the RK Nagar constituency with 77% of voters turning up to cast their votes, the highest since 2011. Early, voting was scheduled to end at 5 PM, but 5000 voters who turned up before 5 PM were given tokens to vote. Polling extended and ended at 8:00 PM.
The Election Commission had set the tight security to monitor the election process in RK Nagar; there are 75 flying squads, 20 video squads and 21 static surveillance squads. As many as 45 check posts have also been made operational for smooth conduct of the RK Nagar by-election. The model code has become applicable to all RK Nagar election candidates, political parties, State government and Central government.
There are 3-tier police protection has been placed for electronic voting machines used by RK Nagar. The police commissioner examined and checked it on friday. RK Nagar Election Result
The by-election for Chennai’s RK Nagar assembly seat fell vacant after the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa last December.
As campaigning ended on Tuesday, a video emerged of Jayalalithaa which apparently taken by Sasikala when the former chief minister J Jayalalithaa was at the Apollo hospital last year. The MLA P. Vetrivel released the video and allegedly established that Jayalalithaa was alive and recovering before she died of a massive cardiac arrest. MLA P. Vetrivel is a supporter of TTV Dhinakaran camp.
In the video, Ms Jayalalithaa is seen sitting up on a bed and drinking juice in what is believed to be the first-ever video of her in hospital. The Election Commission ordered social media to take the video, calling it a violation of the poll code.
During the campaign in RK Nagar, the AIADMK has accused team Sasikala of hiding the facts of Jayalalithaa’s illness and death. There were also allegations that Jayalalithaa was dead long before the official announcement, but it was kept under wraps to give Sasikala time to obtain control of the party.
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AIADMK (EPS-OPS Faction) – RK Nagar by-election Candidate E. Madhusudhanan
E. Madhusudhanan is a politician and former minister in Tamil Nadu, India. He is the Presidium Chairman of the AIADMK party and currently supports the current chief minister of Tamil Nadu Edappadi Palanisamy and deputy chief minister O.Paneerselvam faction of Party.
He was elected to the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly as an ADMK candidate from RK Nagar constituency in 1991 election. He also served as Handloom minister in Jayalalitha cabinet formed after 1991 election. Now, he was field as a candidate of AIADMK (EPS-OPS Faction) in the RK Nagar by-election following the death of Chief Minister Jayalalitha.
AIADMK (VK Sasikala Faction) – RK Nagar by-election Candidate T.T.V Dhinakaran
T.T.V Dhinakaran is the deputy general secretary and member of the AIADMK Party in Tamil Nadu. V.K.Sasikala appointed him as the deputy General Secretary of AIADMK before going to jail. He was arrested in a case regarding an allegation of attempting to bribe the Election Commission of India (ECI) for the AIADMK’s iconic ‘Two Leaves’ election symbol.
Later, he was released and now he had filed his nomination as an independent candidate for the RK Nagar by-election. Before he filing his nomination, he met his aunt Sasikala in Bengaluru parappana agrahara prison and discussed about his participation.
While filing his nomination, his party members carried a flag with white and red stripes, which looked similar to the flag of AIADMK without the face of Anna.
DMK – RK Nagar by-election Candidate Marudu Ganesh
Marudh Ganesh is a journalist by profession and a practising lawyer. He hails from a middle-class background while his mother was a former councillor which gives an introduction to the area. He is known to the DMK cadre in the area since he is the area secretary. DMK had re-nominated Marudu Ganesh as RK Nagar by-election Candidate as soon as the poll schedule was announced.
But Marudhu Ganesh should have to depend much on the DMK party since he is facing an election for the first time in his life.
The MDMK, VCK, CPI and CPI(M) have announced their support for the DMK candidate Marudu Ganesh.
BJP – RK Nagar by-election Candidate Karu Nagarajan
BJP’s president for Tamil Nadu Tamilisai Soundararajan confirmed that her party will nominate a candidate for the R.K. Nagar byelection. She had accompanied Mr Karu Nagarajan as a candidate for RK Nagar by-election. Before he joined the BJP in January 2016, Karu Nagarajan was the State general secretary of AISMK party founded by actor turned politician R. Sarath Kumar. Ms Soundararajan said that the results of the election would bear testimony to the BJP’s growing political clout in the State.
Naam Tamilar Katchi – RK Nagar by-election Candidate – Kalai Kottu Udhayam
Naam Tamilar Katchi is a Tamil nationalist party in the state of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, India. Seeman is the chief-coordinator of the political party, Naam Tamilar Katchi in Tamil Nadu. He had accompanied Mr Kalai Kottu Udhayam as a candidate for RK Nagar by-election.
Congress – RK Nagar by-election Candidate S. Thirunavukkarasar
Su. Thirunavukkarasar is an Indian politician. He is a secretary of the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) of the Indian National Congress party. He had filed his nomination as an independent candidate for the RK Nagar Election.
RK Nagar election Candidates 2017 – MC Chandrasekhar
The Nephew of Tamil Nadu’s Famed Chief Minister MG Ramachandran has filed his nomination for the RK Nagar by-election as an independent candidate. MC Chandrasekhar who is a son of MG Chakrapani, an elder brother of MGR told,
“Though I am a blood relative of MGR, I am not contesting on that claim. The present situation in the AIADMK has caused much pain to me. Until MGR was alive, he kept all family members away from politics just to avoid any criticism from opposition parties that he is encouraging family politics. Though my father and myself were very much aware of political developments, we remained just spectators because of MGR’s diktat.”
MC Chandrasekhar is also planning to launch his own political party as MGR Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam after MGR birth anniversary January 17.
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