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‘Voters can vote only once’, Kerala High Court orders Election Commission on fake voting

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In his petition, Ramesh Chennithala, the leader of the opposition in Kerala (Kerala), demanded action against those responsible for the fake and repeated names of voters in 131 assembly constituencies of the state.

Kerala High Court

Hearing a plea by Ramesh Chennithala, the leader of the opposition in Kerala, the High Court on Monday asked the Election Commission to ensure that voters of the state assembly elections held on April 6 The names of the candidates are fake or the voters whose names are registered repeatedly, they can vote only once. In fact, Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala had filed a petition in the Kerala High Court, urging him to stop voting for voters whose names are fake or repeated in the April 6 assembly elections.

Considering the request for an early hearing by the counsel for Chennithala, the court heard the case on March 26 and sought a response from the Election Commission. The next hearing on this matter was held on Monday. Chennithala, in his petition, demanded action against those responsible for fake and repeated names of voters in 131 assembly constituencies of the state. He has alleged that the examination of the voter list proves that there are 4,34,042 fake voters in the assembly constituencies, many of whom have repeated names.

‘Election Commission adopting wavering attitude’

The Congress leader said that he is very upset with his wavering attitude or not doing his work on the letter written to the Election Commission to correct these mistakes. The Leader of Opposition in the state assembly had requested the court to issue an interim order to the Election Commission to stop voters with fake and recurring names from voting in the assembly elections.

Let me tell you that earlier in Kerala Kasargod district (Kasargod, Kerala) 5 voter ID cards were found in the name of a single person, after which an election officer was suspended. State Chief Electoral Officer TR Meena had told that in Kasargod district, five voter ID cards (Voter ID) were found in the computer system in the name of a single person, after which a Deputy Tehsildar level officer posted on election duty Has been suspended

One phase voting in Kerala on April 6

However, he said that no political motive was revealed behind it. Simultaneously, detailed investigations were ordered in all 140 constituencies. Meena had said that if the intention of an officer behind approving more than one ID card in the name of a person is dishonest, then strict action will be taken against him by identifying him. Polling for the 140 assembly seats of Kerala will be held in one phase on April 6 and the votes will be counted on May 2.

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