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FIR against Stalin for accusing TN minister of corruption

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A case has been registered against Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin for accusing All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) minister S P Velumani of corruption.

Talking to ANI, a lawyer for AIADMK, Ramachandran, said, "MK Stalin in his speech makes highly condemnable remarks against state's Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani during his campaign in the district."

"The case has been registered against Stalin under Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 153 A (promoting enmity between different groups), 504 (intentional insult) and Section 125 of the Representation of People Act, 1951," he added.

Thirty-nine Lok Sabha seats are at stake in Tamil Nadu, which goes to polls on April 18. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.

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First Published: Fri, April 05 2019. 19:40 IST