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DMK candidate seeks to withdraw election petition

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

DMK's losing candidate in the 2016 by-election to assembly constituency Monday moved the seeking to withdraw his over which the court had already reserved its orders.

S Saravanan, who had challenged the victory of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (AIADMK) A K Bose in the by-election held on November 19, 2016, filed a plea, saying he wanted to withdraw his

Bose had died in August, 2018.

Justice P Velmurugan had earlier reserved his order on the

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader's made a mention before Justice Velmurugan to expedite the verdict on the

The withdrawal petition was filed in the backdrop of the announcing by-elections to 18 assembly constituencies leaving out three other vacant seats, including

It had cited pending court cases as the reason for not declaring by-polls in the three seats.

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First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 21:50 IST