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Monday, 20 May 2024 2.12 PM IST

LDF complains of bogus voting in Aranmula, daughter-in-law casts dead mother-in-law's vote

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PATHANAMTHITTA: A complaint has been lodged for bogus voting in Aranmula. The complaint said daughter-in-law Annamma casts bogus votes in the name of her mother--in-law Annamma (same name) of Karithode. It is also alleged that the ward member and BLO colluded in the act.

The district collector has received a complaint regarding the incident. It has been four years since Annamma, aged 94 of Vazhavila Vadakkecherivil in Karithode coming under Mezhuveli grama panchat in Pathanamthitta, had died. The application for voting at home was submitted in her name.

As per that, the BLO and ward member came home on April 18. The LDF in their complaint said her daughter-in-law, Annamma, aged 72, cast her vote on the application received on behalf of the 94-year-old. The BLO has admitted of the lapse. It is also alleged that the BLO is an activist of the UDF.

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TAGS: LDF, COMPLAINS, BOGUS VOTING, ARANMULA, DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, CASTS, DEAD MOTHER-IN-LAW, VOTE
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