The DMK on Monday made a representation to the Chief Election Commissioner demanding action against Salem Collector and appointment of another officer in his place to ensure free and fair by-election to the Yercaud Assembly constituency.

DMK’s parliamentary party leader T.R. Baalu handed over three petitions and explained in detail the alleged misuse of government machinery in the constituency.

A press release from the party said, the Chief Election Commissioner and other Commissioners had promised to take appropriate action.

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