CPI(M) strongman Pinarayi Vijayan is the LDF candidate here.

Fake votes reportedly cast in Dharmadom constituency in KeralaScreengrab
news Kerala Polls 2016 Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 19:46

Even as the Left nurtures the possibility of returning to power in Kerala, some CCTV footage of fake-voting in Dharmadom constituency in Kannur district emerged on Wednesday.

Dharmadom is from where CPI(M) politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan is contesting in this year’s assembly elections. In the visuals obtained from cameras installed by the election commission, a voter is seen casting his vote in more than one booth.

According to reports, UDF candidate Mambaram Diwakaran filed a complaint on Monday before the election commission stating that as many as 21 people had cast fake votes and submitted the video evidence on Wednesday.

In the complaint, the UDF candidate also added that fake votes were cast in booth numbers 135, 136 and 137 in the RC Amala school, where Pinarayi had cast his own vote. 

 

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