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Counting for RK Nagar bypoll witnesses violence, Dhinakaran leading

Counting for RK Nagar bypoll witnesses violence, Dhinakaran leading

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 24 Dec 2017, 10:28 am

Chennai, Dec 24 (IBNS): The counting of the votes for the Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar bypoll is under process on Sunday at the Queen Mary’s College.

As the counting progressed, supporters of AIADMK and TTV Dhinakaran clashed inside counting hall leading to violence, media reports said.

Police had to step in to take control of the situation.

Counting was also paused briefly.

Initial trends indicate that TTV Dhinakaran is leading.

The RK Nagar seat had fallen vacant after demise of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in Dec last year.