LS polls: Telangana Congress wants polling details up to 5 pm

Hyderabad: Congress leader in Telangana and former MLA Marri Shashidhar Reddy yesterday wrote to the State Chief Electoral Officer asking for station-wise polling figures of the four parliamentary constituencies up to 5 pm.

The fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls in the State was held on 11 April. Reddy said the reason for it was because he suspecting foul play in the elections.

Reddy earlier sought information on polling details from the Election Commission. He had claimed that there was a 5.26 per cent increase in the percentage of votes given on polling day and the final figures in the Lok Sabha elections, and so he wanted the information to make a study of the polling pattern in four Lok Sabha constituencies of Nizamabad, Secunderabad, Khammam and Chevella.

The former MLA alleged that the CEO shied away from making polling station-wise votes polled up to 5 PM..

NT Bureau