Udhgamandalam, Tamil Nadu, Apr 7 UNI | 4 months ago

Election Officer and Nilgiris District Collector P Sankar today rejected the nomination of BJP candidate S Gurumurthy contesting Nilgiris (SC) constituency citing reason that party's letter was not submitted on time.

Official sources said even nomination of their alternative candidate was dismissed due to the same reason.

The sources said the letter was submitted after the stipulated time.

According to the sources in the political parties, the incident might help AIADMK candidate in the Lok Sabha polls.

(Posted on 07-04-2014)