Chennai: Just an hour after the poll body announced the cancellation of Lok Sabha election at Vellore Parliamentary constituency in Tamil Nadu, the Income Tax officials entered the residence of DMK leader Kanimozhi in Thoothukudi.

DMK workers and supporters have gathered in front of Kanimozhi’s house. Polling is scheduled to be held in April 18. Her brother MK Stalin (also DMK president, lashed out at the Election Commission. He questioned why no raids are taking place at BJP candidate Tamilisai Soundararajan’s house. 


Tamilisai Soundararajan is contesting against Kanimozhi in Thoothukudi. She said to MyNation that she is contesting the Lok Sabha election here for she has a “clean, non-corrupt” image.

Reports suggest that DMK district secretary Geetha Jeevan's residence is also under the I-T radar.


On March 30, I-T officials raided the residence of Anand and his father Durai Murugan, a senior leader of the DMK, and reportedly seized Rs 10.50 lakh cash. Two days later, reports say that the I-T department seized Rs 11.53 crore from a cement godown belonging to a DMK leader’s associate.