TAMIL NADU

Congress MLA's petition dismissed

Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has dismissed a preliminary objection petition filed by a Congress MLA, seeking the rejection of the election petition of AIADMK's P.H. Manoj Pandian. Mr. Pandian, who was defeated in the Cheranmahadevi Assembly constituency in the last polls, filed the petition challenging the election of P. Veldurai of the Congress. Raising objections, Mr. Veldurai had filed a petition seeking the dismissal of Mr. Pandian's plea.