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Cops seal BJP’s election office in Mylapore



The City Police last week sealed the election office of the Bharatiya Janata Party

(BJP) located next to the Kapaleeswarar temple in Mylapore after they found

violations a day after the office was inaugurated

The Police said that the temple site was purchased for commercial use but used

as political party office. Renuka, Chennai District Joint Commissioner of the Hindu

Religious Endowments Department (HR and CE) conducted investigations and

sealed the BJP election office that was inaugurated in view of the upcoming

parliamentary election.

On behalf of BJP South Chennai District, an election office was opened at RK Mutt

Road in Mylapore Constituency, Chennai. The Parliamentary Office of Mylapore

Constituency was opened in the presence of senior leaders State Vice President

Karu Nagarajan and Karate Thyagarajan and South Chennai Parliamentary In-

Charge Raja at this place belonging to Kapaleeswarar Temple.

The HR& CE department which governs and administers over 50,000 Hindu

temples including the Mylapore Kapaleeswarar temple in Chennai found

violations that a land next to the temple premises used for political purpose.

Following this, the HR & CE inspected the spot and conducted investigation and

subsequently sealed the office

Meanwhile, the Tamil Nadu BJP termed this action by the HR & CE officials of the

DMK led government in Tamil Nadu as “vendetta politics.”

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