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SC asks EC to respond to DMK's plea on by-polls in TN in two weeks

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The on Friday asked the to respond to the DMK's plea seeking directions to the poll panel for holding by-elections in three vacant assembly constituencies in

A bench comprising Bobde and S A Nazeer asked the EC to file its response within two weeks,

The DMK has questioned the poll panel's move to not hold by-elections in Tiruparankundram, Ottapidaram and Aravakurichi.

Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for the DMK, told the bench that it is "bizarre" that the is holding by-elections for 18 of 21 vacant assembly constituencies in the state.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 11:55 IST