The Madras high court on Tuesday set aside the state’s civic poll notification.
ANI reported “Madras HC cancels notification for Tamil Nadu local body polls. Court orders fresh notification and conduct of polls before December 30th.”
As per the original notification, elections were to be held in two phases – – on October 17 and October 19. Filing of nomination ended on Monday.
The judge said that the panel should strive to hold fair elections with persons not having criminal background.