Actor Vishal's nomination for RK Nagar rejected after being 'accepted'

Vishal and Team- Nadigar Sangam Election Meeting

It is clear the returning officer is toeing the line of the ruling party, Stalin told reporters on Wednesday.Laying emphasis on a free and fair poll in RK Nagar, Stalin urged the Election Commission to take appropriate action in regards to the rejection of actor Vishal's nomination papers. The actor has been left in shock with his application rejected.

He went on to add: "5th Dec 2016, #Amma died, 5th Dec, 2017, #Democracy died".

His tweet evoked instant response from Delhi chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, who said that 'truth always triumphs'. According to sources, Vishal's nomination was rejected as the names of two people who proposed him had been wrongly mentioned. Both the candidates had filed their nominations as Independent candidates on Monday.

But late on Tuesday night, the Returning Officer announced the rejection of Vishal's nomination after two persons who had signed the papers said their signatures were forged.

In his tweet to Kovind and Modi the actor said: "To the people, I look upto, Hon @narendramodi & Hon @rashtrapatibhvn I am Vishal, I hope u r aware of wats happening in the RK Nagar Election process in Chennai". The relative of the proposer produced a phone conversation between him and vishal that revealed that she was asked to stated that the signature was forged. Vishal Latest News Vishal's Nomination Accepted In A Dramatic Move: Vishal who made a decision to contest in the RK Nagar by-polls submitted his nomination which has been rejected and later accepted again.

"Therefore, I conclude that the nomination of Vishal Krishna is rejected upon my summary enquiry", K Velusamy said in the order which was circulated to media. During his meeting with Lakhoni, Vishal submitted a written complaint detailing the events that led to the ultimate rejection of his nomination papers. The returning officer has done what has to be done.

However, matters again changed after the actor left.

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