Actor Vishal nomination rejected for RK Nagar bypoll, stages protest arrested

The Election Commission on Tuesday rejected the nominations filed by Vishal and also of Late CM Jayalalithaa’s niece Deepa Jayakumar’s papers for RK Nagar bypolls.

As per the reports from the media, the actor Vishal’s nomination was rejected as it said that it was not duly filled and also it was not his signature. Deepa Jayakumar nomination was rejected owing to some discrepancies in the form.

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Actor Vishal announced his entry into politics on Sunday and he filed his nomination papers for RK Nagar bypoll on Monday. Vishal is also the general secretary of the Nadigar Sangam and made an cinematic entry into election office with his supporters at around 2:20 pm on Monday. He was taken to a private waiting room and was further delayed due to fans for the proceedings.

Vishal staged a dharna for rejecting his nomination and was arrested by the police.

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