Tamilisai Soundararajan seeks HC permission to withdraw plea
Chennai, Sep 23 (PTI) Former president of the BJP''s
Tamil Nadu unit, Tamilisai Soundararajan, presently governor
of Telangana, on Monday filed an application in the Madras
High Court seeking permission to withdraw her plea challenging
the election of DMK candidate Kanimozhi from Thoothukudi Lok
Sabha in the general elections held in April this year.
Senior counsel for Soundararajan said she has been
appointed to a constitutional post and sought permission to
withdraw the plea.
Justice S M Subramaniyam told the counsel to follow
In her plea, Soundararajan had alleged that Kanimozhi
had suppressed certain material facts with regard to the
income of her husband and son in the nomination papers.
Soundarajan had contested the April 18 polls in Tamil
Nadu from Thoothukudi constituency and she lost to her nearest
rival Kanimozhi by a margin of over 3.47 lakh votes. PTI
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