A Tamil Nadu Police Inspector was in the present day suspended from service for his failure to cease the victory celebrations by social gathering employees and supporters on the Dravida Munnetra Kazhakam (DMK) headquarters in Chennai. The celebrations have been in violation of the Election Commission’s orders banning such festivities amid a devastating second COVID-19 wave sweeping the nation.
The suspension of the Teynampet Police Inspector, Murali, adopted the ballot panel’s letter to the Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary.
#WATCH | DMK supporters proceed to have fun outdoors social gathering headquarters in Chennai as official tendencies present the social gathering main on 118 seats to this point.
— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
With the counting of votes underway in 4 states and a Union Territory, the Election Commission in the present day stated it had taken a stern view of studies of the congregation of individuals to have fun anticipated victories.
“The ECI has directed chief secretaries of all five states to file FIR in each such case, suspend the SHO of the concerned police station and report action taken immediately of each such incidence,” an Election Commission spokesperson stated.
It had just lately additionally banned victory processions on counting day to curb the unfold of coronavirus.
The counting of votes, which started at 8 am, for the meeting polls in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, and the Union Territory of Puducherry is underway at a time the nation is grappling with a raging Covid-19 pandemic. Tamil Nadu yesterday recorded 19,588 contemporary COVID-19 circumstances and 147 deaths.
By afternoon, the DMK-led alliance was on the right track to a snug victory within the state.
“The cadres are simply jubilant. Our leader’s advice to the cadres is that let them celebrate from their homes as Election Commission is taking serious note of any violation. We are a responsible political party,” TKS Elangovan of the DMK stated in Chennai.
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