Allagadda elections will be held as usual, says Election Commission
April 24, 2014 - Hyderabad
The Election Commission on Thursday announced that the elections for Allagadda will be held as usual. This announcement came following the death of YSR Congress Party candidate Shobha Nagi Reddy who passed away today after a road accident on Wednesday night.
The Election Commission said that as per Sec.52 of PR Act 1951, when a candidate of an unrecognized party candidate dies, the elections will be held as usual. The clarification came after the State Chief Electoral officer Bhanwar Lal has sent a report to the Election Commission over this incident.