DMDK election office gutted in fire

Coimbatore: An election office of the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam at Kanuvai on the city outskirts, was gutted in a fire that broke out in the wee hours on Friday.

The thatched roof of the temporary shed, erected for the August 18 Thondamuthur assembly bypoll and some chairs and tables were destroyed in the fire, party sources said.

A complaint has been lodged with Thudiyalur Police staion, they said.

The party president, Vijayakanth, is scheduled to address election meetings in the area.

Bureau Report