EC considering complaint over poll code violation in Nava Kerala Sadas

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and the LDF ministers during the inauguration of Nava Kerala Sadas at Paivalike in Manjeshwar, Kasragod on Saturday. Photo: CPIMKerala

Kozhikode: The State Election Commission Kerala and Kozhikode District Collector have received a complaint alleging that the Nava Kerala Sadas, scheduled to be conducted at Memunda in Vadakara constituency on November 24 will violate the election code of conduct.
The complaint pointed out that a by-election is scheduled on the same day at the panchayat. “The matter is under the consideration of the Election Commission. A decision on it will be taken in two days,” said District Collector Snehil Kumar Singh.

The complaint was filed by UDF’s Villiappally panchayat committee. The collector said that a similar situation existed in several other places in the state as well.

Voting will take place for byelections to 33 wards in Kerala, including four wards in Kozhikode district, on December 12.

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