• search

95 per cent polling in Yanam

Written by: Staff
Subscribe to Oneindia News

Yanam, May 3 (UNI) A massive 95 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the Yanam assembly elections, according to the deputy collector and returning officer L Kumar.

Polling was held on 21 booths, including six auxillary, which ended at 1700hrs.

Mr Kumar told UNI that polling was peaceful and no untoward incident was reported from anywhere.

He said those who were in the queue till 1700 hrs were allowed to exercise their franchise, he added.

Polling was brisk since it began. Heavy police bundobust was made and vehicles were checked.

The main contest is between Congress candidate Malladi Krishna Rao and Independent Raksha Harikrisha, though there were 11 candidates in the fray including AIADMK's Machala Satya Sai Kumar and BSP's Moka Venkateswara Rao.

UNI BAK VV YA PM1949

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more