Chief Electoral Officer Teeka Ram Meena sounded irritated at the alleged apathy of the complainants. “It is not advisable to unnecessarily burden the commission with non-serious complaints,” Meena told Onmanorama.
As five assembly constituencies go to polls, there is no perceived threat to secularism. Nairs openly and unapologetically canvassing for UDF and the other dominant Hindu caste, Ezhavas, not so subtly throwing their weight behind LDF.
Chief Electoral Officer Teeka Ram Meena, who had waged an all out battle against bogus voting during the last Lok Sabha polls, told that prompt action had already been taken to weed out irregularities in the electoral rolls.