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The News Minute | January 27, 2015 | 09.08 am IST The Congress in Tamil Nadu announced that it will not be contesting the Srirangam by-election to be held in February. Elections for the seat vacated by AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa are to be held on February 13, however TNCC President EVKS Elangovan called the by poll an “eye wash election” , accusing various parties of using money for the same, reported PTI. "People are going to get money and cast vote. Why should Congress waste its energy?" he asked. a day ahead of the last day for filing nominations. The AIADMK, DMK , BJP and the CPI-M have already announced their candidates for the by-poll. Tweet Follow @thenewsminute

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