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Development mantra for TDP's victory while fight for the people for YSRCP

May 7, 2014 - Hyderabad

Telugu Desam and YSR Congress parties have expressed their confidence over victory in the elections that were held for 25 Lok Sabha and 175 Assembly seats in all 13 districts of Seemandhra.

TDP president Nara Chandrababu Naidu said that the huge turnout in the elections is the indication of the voters preference for development and in tune in favour of TDP-BJP alliance. Naidu said that the YSRCP that tried for a low turnout did not materialise as the electorate braved obstacles and cast their decisive vote.

Urges for re-poll in 40 polling stations

The TDP chief in a letter to the Chief Electoral Officer urged to order for a re-poll in 40 polling stations where they alleged that YSRCP leaders and activists captured booths and resorted to rigging. Naidu urged Chief Electoral Officer Bhanwar Lal to order re-poll in 14 booths in Narpala town of Singanamala constituency, Mydukur, Jammalamadugu, Punganur and Brahamanapalli village in Atmakur constituency in Nellore district. In another letter to the Chief Election Commissioner, he urged to disqualify Jammalamadugu YSRCP candidate as the attack on police official on duty is in violation of election code.

YSRCP sees landslide victory

After polling was concluded, YSRCP rank and file saw a landslide victory for the party. It said that the hourly analysis of the polling and an exit poll exercise employed by the party has given clear indication of a clean sweep for the party in Seemandhra.

'Will get 140 seats', says Mysoora Reddy

Senior YSRCP leader MV Mysoora Reddy said that the way the polling has taken place is clearing pointing towards landslide victory of the YSRCP. The party is likely to win at least 140 seats inspire of hype created by TDP, said Mysoora Reddy. On the clashes between YSRCP and TDP, he said that it was the TDP that has resorted to all possible irregularities as the defeat was clear for them in the huge wage for YSRCP, he said.

YSRCP chief Jagan Mohan Reddy speaking to media in the evening said that 'it will be a one-sided sweep for YSRCP with the people's overwhelming support and God's grace. I was able to relentlessly fight with various forces that worked against me over the last four and half years because the people are in my side', said Jagan Reddy. “I appealed to the people to decide between a political party which will wage a fight with the Central government to secure adequate funds for undertaking development and a government which will meekly surrender to the Centre,” the YSRC leader said. He took a dig at the Congress, accusing it of enacting the A.P. Reorganisation Bill in an atrocious manner, “but the BJP and TDP supported the Bill”.

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