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Weilding its threat for free and fair Assembly elections
EC BLACKLISTS TAMIL NADU'S OFFICERS
By R Rajagopalan
NEW DELHI: The Election Commission is understood to have blacklisted
25 IAS and IPS officers of Tamil Nadu from any role in elections in
the state, censuring them for shutting eyes to the political parties
buying votes by paying money to the electorate.
The "black list" of the officers has been drawn up in an internal
discussion note of the Election Commission. "Tamil Nadu has become a
notorious state for cash for vote and those charged with
responsibility of free and fair poll are turning blind eye," anguished
Election Commissioner Shahabuddin Yaqoob Quraishi in a closed-door
meeting in Chennai early this week with the chief secretary and
director general of police (DGP) and over 100 IAS and IPS officers.
He conveyed the Election Commission's displeasure over the money power
notoriously used in the past three, four elections held in Tamil Nadu,
pointing out that the commission had got a score of complaints from
the opposition parties and the NGOs about distribution of cash during
the election campaign.
Quraishi wanted the state bureaucrats to curb this malpractice of
"money power used by one section of the ruling and opposition