Madurai

Lone independent files papers for Sattur by-poll

The first nomination in Virudhunagar district was received for the Sattur Assembly by-election on Wednesday.

An independent candidate, T. Jeyaraj, 57, of Solaipuram in Rajapalayam filed his papers with Returning Officer A. Kalimuthu (Revenue Divisional Offficer) at the RDO office in Sattur.

No nominations were received for the Virudhunagar Lok Sabha seat for the second consecutive day.

Meanwhile, Collector A. Sivagnanam said that cash beyond ₹50,000 and gift articles worth over ₹10,000 without proper documents would be seized during vehicle check conducted by flying squad teams and static surveillance teams.

Appeal over seizures could be made to the committee of officials comprising the District Revenue Officer, Project Officer-District Rural Development Agency and Personal Assistant (Accounts) to Collector.

In no FIR was registered or no complaint lodged over seizures by the FST and SST, the committee would conduct enquiry and issue orders on handing back the cash or gift articles to the owners.

The Personal Assistant (Accounts) to the Collector can be contacted over 94424 80410, a statement said.

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