Special expenditure observer assigned for Vellore Lok Sabha polls
Former principal chief Commissioner of Income Tax (Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Region) B Murali Kumar has been assigned as special expenditure observer for the Vellore Lok Sabha election. Initially, it is based on the report by Murali Kumar is appointed a director general of income tax investigation wing that EC rescinded the election in April.
“The Election Commission of India has appointed Murali Kumar as special expenditure observer for Vellore constituency that goes to polls now on August 5. It may be recalled that on April 14, the EC made a recommendation to the President of India, under Article 324 of the Constitution read with Section 21 of the General Clauses Act, 1897, to rescind the election,” EC said.