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Tight security has been put in place for the counting of votes
Tight security has been put in place for the counting of votes — cast in the May 16 Tamil Nadu assembly elections — on Thursday

Tight security has been put in place for the counting of votes — cast in the May 16 Tamil Nadu assembly elections — on Thursday, a senior election commission official said.

The counting will start at 8 a.m. on May 19, Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Lakhoni told reporters here.

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Elections in 232 of the total 234 constituencies were held on May 16. The Election Commission postponed elections in Thanjavur and Aravakurichi segments after complaints of large-scale distribution of money to voters by various political parties and their candidates.

A total of 3,728 candidates are in the fray in 232 constituencies.

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