Based on information, the police went to an area in Coimbatore south constituency where they caught 12 BJP workers distributing the money to residents.
A sum of Rs 46,000 was seized from them and six two- wheelers were impounded, the police said.
In another incident, two AIADMK workers were held for distributing money in an area coming under Coimbatore north constituency, they said.
A total of Rs 24,500 in cash was seized from their possession, they added
(From PTI with edits)