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Chandigarh mayoral polls: Supreme Court orders notice to Anil Masih for defacing ballot papers
The drama began on January 30, when the BJP won the poll after the chair scrapped eight Opposition votes, sparking allegations of vote tampering
Updated on Feb 20, 2024 08:04 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas, New Delhi
Chandigarh Mayoral poll fiasco: Ballots not sealed after poll, Masih first took them to mayor’s office, says Oppn
In a fresh development in the mayoral poll fiasco, official election videography has revealed that presiding officer Anil Masih disappeared into the mayor’s office with the ballot papers soon after the declaring the result, instead of sealing the record in the assembly hall.
The Supreme Court scoffed at the returning officer of the Chandigarh mayor elections for “defacing ballots” and making a “mockery of democracy”.
The AAP councillors, who tried to enter the municipal corporation office, were barred from entry by the police personnel deployed on the premises, following which they got into an argument with them.
Updated on Feb 05, 2024 03:34 PM IST
ByPress Trust of India