Tamil Nadu

EC seeks report on Seeman’s comments

The Election Commission has sought a report from the Villupuram Collector on Naam Tamilar Katchi leader Seeman’s controversial remarks hailing the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Acting on a complaint from the Congress party, the EC sought a report from the Villupuram Collector, based on which it will decide the future course of action, an official said. Speaking to mediapersons in Chennai, AIADMK coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam said Mr. Seeman “could have avoided” making such controversial comments “under the prevailing circumstances”.

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Printable version | Mar 25, 2020 4:13:30 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/ec-seeks-report-on-seemans-comments/article29694514.ece

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