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High turnout means landslide for YSRC: Jagan

VIJAYAWADA/HYDERABAD: YSRC leader YS Jaganmohan Reddy held Andhra Pradesh leader minister N Chandrababu Naidu accountable for the violence during the elections within the state. Jagan stated that the high turnout may mean only one factor: “YSRCP will get a landslide. I won’t say how many seats we can win, but the YSRCP will shape the next executive.”

Setting the tone for opposition leaders for the rest phases of the overall election, Naidu stated that the malfunctioning EVMs best bolstered his doubts that the devices could be tampered with.

The fee, alternatively, stated best 381 EVMs out of 96,000 across the state malfunctioned and the issue was once rectified in any respect puts. AP leader electoral officer (CEO) Gopal Krishna Dwivedi denied studies of large-scale malfunction of EVMs.

Naidu, in the meantime, shot off 4 letters to the fee and director common of police (DGP) over malfunctioning EVMs and violent incidents at more than a few puts within the state. In the letter to Dwivedi, he alleged that almost 30% EVMs malfunctioned and 3 hours were wasted at many cubicles.

After casting his vote at Undavalli near Vijayawada, he instructed journalists that it was once time to go back to the ballot paper. “In some circumstances, citizens were urgent cycle (TDP’s image) button, but the vote was once going to fan (YSRCP image),” he alleged.

In his criticism to the fee Naidu alleged that EVMs didn't work until nine.30 am, leaving citizens standing in queue for greater than two hours at many puts. He reiterated his call for for introduction of paper ballots to ensure there was once no “tampering” of the votes polled.

Women even protested in Vijayawada after EVMs at polling stations in Moghalrajpuram didn't work for a very long time. They shouted slogans in opposition to the fee. Some citizens additionally complained that they were not ready to vote as sales space managers didn't allow them to take cell phones into the sales space and there was once no facility to leave them outside.

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