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DMK,Cong won using money power,alleges Vaiko

MDMK leader Vaiko alleged that the DMK and Congress had won the just concluded Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu using money and muscle power.

Written by Agencies | Coimbatore | Published: May 19, 2009 4:16:16 pm

MDMK leader Vaiko alleged on Tuesday that the DMK and Congress had won the just concluded Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu using money and muscle power.

Both parties had “exploited” the poverty-stricken people in the state and spent crores of rupees in each constituency to win the polls,Vaiko told reporters in Coimbatore.

He alleged that his defeat in Virudhunagar constituency was due to irregularities and manipulation of the EVM. “There was a difference in votes polled and counted,clearly indicating that EVMs was manipulated,” he said.

“Similar was the case in Sivaganga constituency,where AIADMK’s Raja Kannappan lost by just over 3,500 votes to Congress’ P Chidambaram,” Vaiko said.

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