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Andhra Assembly elections: 1 TDP, 1 YSRCP worker killed in clashes

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Published : Apr 11, 2019, 9:09 am IST
Updated : Apr 11, 2019, 4:49 pm IST

This is the first general election in the state after the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in 2014.

TDP has alleged that YSRCP workers are behind the incident. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)
 TDP has alleged that YSRCP workers are behind the incident. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Mumbai: Assembly elections of Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim and Odisha are underway with voting of 91 Lok Sabha constituencies across 18 states and 2 Union Territories in the first of the seven phases.

In Andhra, the major factors that could determine the outcome of the elections are strong anti-incumbency, caste and corruption. This is the first general election in the state after the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in 2014.

Here are the LIVE updates:

02:50 pm: Guntur: TDP leader Kodela Siva Prasada Rao attacked at a polling booth in Sattenapalli.

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02:25 pm: The deceased have been identified as Pulla Reddy of YSR Congress party and Sidda Bhaskar Reddy of the TDP, according to police sources, reported PTI.

01:55 pm: 41 per cent polling was recorded till 1 pm for the 25 Lok Sabha and 175 Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh.

01:45 pm: TDP leader S Bhaskar Reddy killed in clashes in Tadipatri town of Anantapur. TDP has alleged that YSRCP workers are behind the incident.

12:20 pm: Jana Sena Chief Pawan Kalyan at the polling booth set up at Chaitanya School in Vijayawada.

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10:00 am: Jana Sena MLA candidate Madhusudhan Gupta smashes an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a polling booth in Gooty, in Anantapur district. He has been arrested by police.

09:00 am: There have complaints of EVM glitches in nearly 50 booths, resulting in some delay in polling.

08:55 am: After casting his vote, Andhra Pradesh IT Minister and TDP's Nara Lokesh in Amaravati said, “It'll be a decisive win in Mangalgiri (assembly seat) and also across the state. I am here to convince my electorate that I am a meaningful and a worthy candidate, and I think I've done that.”

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08:30 am: "I'm very confident, people are looking for a change, vote without fear": YSR Congress Party Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy after casting his votes in Kadapa.

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08:20 am: TDP MP candidate from Vijaywada , Kesineni Srinivas castes his vote.

08:15 am: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and his family caste their vote for in Amravati.

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07:45 am: People queue up at a polling booth in Amaravati to cast their vote

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07:05 am:  Visuals of polling booth in Vishapkhapatnam

07:00 am: Voting for 2019 Lok Sabha election and Assembly polls begin.

06:55 am: Voters queue outside polling booths to caste their votes.

 

 

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