Chennai: The Election Commission has directed that polls in Aravakurichi Constituency of Tamil Nadu take place on May 23 instead of the scheduled poll date of May 16.

Earlier, the election commission had reportedly seized Rs 570 crore from three containers in Tamil Nadu two days ahead of assembly polls in the state. The state assembly elections were scheduled to be held on May 16, 2016.

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The campaigning for the multi-cornered contest came to an end on Saturday at 6 pm.

A total of 107,210 electronic voting machines, including reserves are being made available for the election and there are 75,908 control units including reserves.


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