EC team to visit TN on April 2 to review poll preparedness
Chennai: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora will lead an EC delegation here on a two-day visit on April...
Chennai: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora will lead an EC delegation here on a two-day visit on April 2 to review the poll preparedness for the April 18 Lok Sabha elections, a senior official said Saturday. The Election Commission delegation will meet representatives of political parties, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo said here.
"The Chief Election Commissioner (Arora) and the other Election Commissioners will be in Chennai on April 2 and 3 to meet representatives of political parties and hold various election related meetings," he said. Polling in 39 Lok Sabha seats and by-polls to 18 Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu are scheduled on April 18 in a single phase.
The AIADMK-led National Democractic Alliance (NDA), DMK-led Secular Progressive Alliance (SPA), Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) and Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam floated by T T V Dhinakaran are the main contenders.