Tamil film organisation polls put off

May 11th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by admin  

Chennai, May 11 (IANS) Elections to the Tamil Film Directors’ Association were postponed Sunday for an indefinite period after threats of violence from non-members, industry sources said. Election returning officer A. Mohan announced the postponement after V. Shekhar, a contestant for the treasurer’s post, filed a police complaint alleging threats of violence from a group of non-members.

A police station in the southwest suburbs acknowledged the complaint. No arrests were, however, made so far.

The polls may take place only after the association’s extraordinary general body meeting dates of which will be announced later, said an association press communiqu

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