Sankarankoil By Election 2012
Latest update: Till now Jayalalithaa led AIADMK is leading with 69,792 votes.
AIADMK – S.Muthu Selvi - 20,348 Votes
DMK – J.Jawahar Suryakumar - 17,382 Votes
MDMK – Santhan Thirumalai Kumar - 8,801 votes
Former Minister S.Karuppaswamy won the election conducted last year on behalf of AIADMK party for sankarankoil constitution and due to his death on October 22nd 2011 the election commission is now in a position to conduct a by election to elect the respective winners of different parties in respective constitution. According to the news it says that the final list of candidates for the election will be announced only on march 3rd 2012 but mean while the election commission has given just a unit of time for various political parties to start with their campaigning. The current ruling party AIADMK has even announced its candidate for the respective constituency last month and as the people expect a good result towards the election the ruling party has formed a group of 34 panel members which even includes many cabinet ministers who are put up in a full swing towards their election campaigning.
By considering various factors like festivals and electoral rolls the election commission has gone up with a meeting and now come up with a start up schedule for the respective election. I have highlighted various dates of information associated with the election.
Important dates and Key statistics of voters
Election date: 18th March 2012
Counting of votes: 21st March 2012
Nomination startup: 22nd February 2012
Last for filing nomination: 29th February 2012
Last date for withdrawal of nomination: 3rd March 2012
Total number of polling places: 144
Total number of polling booth: 242
Total number of voters: 2,05,870
Male voters: 1,02,815
Female voters: 1,03,055
New voters added: 858
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The election commission said strict rules of instruction will be followed during the election and the election commission has decided to use electronic voting machine towards its polling and the electrol photo id card will act as a main document proof with few additional document proof of identification to be announced by the respective department. Election commission said several steps have been taken to ensure that the election is to held in a smooth manner.
List of parties involved in Sankarankoil Election
It is said that along with the current ruling government AIADMK two other leading political parties namely DMK and MDMK are been put into the battle. The current ruling government has already announced its candidate last month to the public and another party DMK with careful investigation towards their winning along with a list of panel members has put themselves in selecting the eligible winning candidate for the respective constituency by analysis of candidates profile and formerly announced it candidate to media on 18th February 2012. MDMK has declared Santhan Thirumalai Kumar as their candidate and DMDK is keeping themselves silent and PMK have decided to boycott the election and BJP is in ground work towards finalization of its candidate.
Sankarankoil By Election 2012 candidates
AIADMK – S.Muthu Selvi
DMK – J.Jawahar Suryakumar
MDMK – Santhan Thirumalai Kumar
DDMK – Yet to decide and announce
BJP – Yet to decide and announce
Key statistics and Latest News about Sankarankoil Election 2012
According to the latest news it is said that all 242 polling booth has been decided to be provided with tight security measures to avoid unnecessary situation towards it polling. All the polling booth will be recorded via video camera and all the booth will be connected with an Internet to update and monitor the situation to Chennai election commission office and tiruennveli collector office. If the booth could not be provided with Internet facility then they have decided to record the polling via camera and copy in cd and sent it to respective office.
Moreover the election commission has also decided to record the nomination by videos. In order to avoid the transaction of money to voters a total of 10 flying scoud has been put into the investigation wok 24 hours round the clock. As 12 places which is to undergo election comes under tutcorin district the election commission has decided to follow the election rules with several constraints in district like tutocorin and nellai and the election commission said there should be no sticking of posters for respective parties in the walls.
Hope this is the Latest news towards sankarankoil election and it is expected that some changes and decision may happen between several political parties.