Clash, stone pelting witnessed in AP by-polls

Amid violence, clashes with stone pelting, voting in by poll election to alone Lok Sabha seat and 18 Assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh started and even 50 % has been completed till 1 pm, as per source reports.

Amongst the areas where clashes rose up, Kadapa is one of them, the seat of YSRC chief Jaganmohan Reddy who is at present in Chanchalguda Jail, being accused in the disproportionate assets case.

There was a huge clash at polling booths between two groups in Railway Kodur assembly seat in Kadapa district, one was of workers of YSR Congress, Telugu Desam and other was Congress.

Reported that clashes had started with verbal war but within 2 hours people pelted stones in which three persons injured, even one woman has died of cardiac arrest at time when clashes begun. Over all situations was under control while the rival groups leave away from the station.

The Chief electoral officer Bhanwarlal told reporters that 25 per cent polling was reported till 11 am. The polling was going on smoothly in the 16 assembly segments, two ere influenced due to technical problems.

Fearing the incidents of violence, several voters have reported to boycott the polling in nine villages. As per suggested reports, in Polavaram assembly seat in West Godavari district, polling boycott made in protest against the construction of the Polavaram dam.

There are more than 46 lakh voters who cast their votes to franchise for 18 assembly seats and one Lok Sabha constituency spread.

Around 5,413 polling stations have been deployed and 15,000 security personnel and 50,000 polling personnel are reported at them for ensuring peaceful polling in the bypolls.

Meanwhile, bypoll is more crucial for Jaganmohan Reddy because this will have decided his stay in the politics. However his arrest on May 27, his mother Vijayamma and sister Sharmila has held campaign in support of party for that 17 MLA s resigned their post.

The polling result is come out on June 15 as earlier as counting has finished.


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