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TDP demands re-poll in 19 polling centres

IANS  |  Amaravati 

With the ordering re-poll in five polling booth following a demand of the YSR Congress Party, the too has demanded re-polling in 19 polling booths in seven constituencies across

A delegation of the TDP leaders submitted a memorandum to in this regard.

The delegation including Ministers Devineni Uma, and urged the to recommend the re-poll to the EC.

The TDP made the request two days after the EC ordered re-poll in five booths in constituency following a complaint by a YSRCP candidate that voters of a particular community were prevented from casting their votes during the polling held on April 11.

The ruling party took strong objection to the EC decision to conduct the re-poll after more than a month and alleged that the poll panel was ignoring its demands for re-poll but was accepting the demand of YSRCP.

The TDP leaders claimed that irregularities occurred during the polling in 19 polling booths on April 11.

Re-polling in five booths in Chandragiri is scheduled on May 19. Earlier, re-polling in five other booths spread over three districts was held on May 6.

Elections to the 175-member Assembly and 25 Lok Sabha seats in the state were held on April 11.



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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 16:50 IST