Ruckus at Palakkad Municipality | Photo: Ratheesh Pulikkal
Palakkad: A ruckus was created in Palakkad Municipality after BJP councillor accidentally voted for the wrong candidate during the Municipality chairman election.
V Nadeshan, BJP councillor from ward number 3 had casted his vote for LDF candidate. However, he withdrew his ballot as soon as he realized the mistake.
The returning officer initially claimed that his vote can be accepted as he did not post it in the box. This caused a huge ruckus. UDF and LDF raised their protest against this.
BJP demanded that the ballot should be cancelled and fresh vote should be accepted. This was vehemently opposed by UDF and LDF. Following this, Nadeshan’s vote was declared as invalid.