EC rejects Deepa’s and actor Vishal’s nominations
Posted December 5, 2017, 7:16 pm at 19:16
According to Election Commission, several discrepancies were found in the nomination forms submitted by Deepa and actor Vishal. The EC hence rejected their nominations that were submitted for Chennai’s RK Nagar by-poll.
J Deepa, the niece of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, who submitted an affidavit, stated the current market value of two grounds in Sivagnanam St in T.Nagar with 2600 sq. feet built-up area as ‘NIL’. She did not even state the area or survey number of the agricultural land. Her affidavit was blank in few other places. The spouse column showed blank. She submitted her PAN number. She did not disclose any fixed deposits in banks.
Actor Vishal has declared his overall income in the fiscal year 2015-2016 as Rs.4.21 crores. Surprisingly his Bank Fixed deposits are shown ‘NIL’. He also leaves blank in the form which asks information on the shares, property, insurance, and jewellery. Out of Rs. 1.06 crore assets he declared, Rs. 1.04 crore is declared to be invested in cars and the rest Rs. 2.45 lakh is in cash. He also declared his liabilities worth Rs.7.84 crores.
Deepa Jayakumar, yesterday had filed her nomination for the by-election as an independent candidate. However, EC decided to cancel the vote as Deepa was charged with distributing money and gift items to lure the electors.
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