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Repolling in 7 polling stations in TN on Monday after AIADMK complaint of DMK violence.

Chennai, Feb 20 (BPNS)

The Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) has ordered repolling in 7 wards of the state on February 21, Monday after AIADMK complained of violence by DMK workers in these wards on election day.

In Chennai corporation, repolling will be held in a booth in Washermenpet under ward 51 and in a polling station at Odaikkuppam- Besant Nagar under ward 179.

Repolling will be held in a polling station each at Jayakondam municipality and at Tiruvannamalai municipality.  A booth in Tiruvamangalam municipality will also go to the poll on Monday following the TNSEC order.

It is to be noted that the Opposition AIADMK had complained to the TNSEC for repolling in these booths after widespread violence carried out by DMK cadres in these polling stations.

The elections will be held from 7 am to 6 pm with the last one hour exclusively reserved for Covid -19 patients.

Urban local body polls were held in Tamil Nadu after a gap of 11 years on February 19th, Saturday. The counting of votes will take place on February 20.