T.N. Seshan, former Chief Election Commissioner, has resigned from the post of interim administrator (IA) of the Pachaiyappa's Trust.

The Madras High Court had, in October, appointed Mr. Seshan the IA to administer the trust until a new board of trustees took charge.

On May 26, the election for five vacancies in the trust was held. But, the Court said that the results of the election be held back until further orders. Counting had been marred by violence.

After conducting the election, Mr. Seshan tendered his resignation to Registrar General of the Court and also submitted a status report on the results.

Mr. Seshan said that his job was over. He was resigning due to age and indifferent health.

The High Court had asked him to make necessary preparations to conduct elections for five vacancies in the trust board. Mr.Seshan’s resignation and status report were placed before the court. Now the court will decide on the outcome of the results, said M.Devendran, counsel for the Trust.

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