Polling for six Council seats went off peacefully

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Polling for filling of six Telangana Legislative Council seats in the Local Authorities’ category was peaceful in Ranga Reddy, Mahbubnagar, Nalgonda and Khammam districts with a few Left Parties boycotting it.

Chief Electoral Officer Bhanwarlal said the percentage of poll was 99.74 in Ranga Reddy flowed by 99.7 in Mahbubnagar, 99.1 in Nalgonda and 95.32 in Khammam. A total of 45 voters belonging to Left parties boycotted polling and another 7 voters did not vote. The votes polled against the total listed votes were 769 of 771 in Ranga Reddy, 1,256 of 1,262 in Mahbubnagar, 1,100 of 1,110 in Nalgonda and 692 of 726 in Khammam.

The CEO said that all the complaints received had been forwarded to the Election Commission after preliminary enquiry and would act in tune with the directions. He said that the Returning Officer of Nalgonda reported that he had issued a notice to Komatareddy Rajagopal Reddy based on the enquiry report form the SP regarding an electors’ camp at a hotel in Tirupati and called for his explanation.

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