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Private temple declares OPS son as Theni MP before counting of votes

IANS  |  Chennai 

Even before the completion of polling for the Lok Sabha elections, a private temple in district in created controvery with its plaque designating AIADMK's candidate for seat P. as an

Kumar, son of Deputy O.Panneerselvam, is contesting as AIADMK candidate from Parliamentary constituency.

The private temple in a plaque listing out the names of major donors for the temple function had mentioned Kumar as Theni and also J.Jayalalithaa as though she had died on 5.12.2016.

On his part AMMK's Theni Lok Sabha poll candidate demanded the immediate removal of the plaque.

On Friday the temple authorities removed the controversial plaque and replaced with another one.



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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 22:18 IST