Polling Staff Stage Dharna at Narayankhed

Polling Staff Stage Dharna at Narayankhed - Sakshi Post

Narayankhed: Polling staff incharge of conducting elections at 286 polling stations for the Narayankhed by-poll staged a protest at Jukaal here on Friday.

They stated that basic amenities like drinking water and food was not arranged for the polling staff at the Polytechnic College. They, later, withdrew the protest following assurances from the returning officer Venkateshwarulu that their grievances would be addressed.
Meanwhile, heavy police bandobust has been made at several polling stations for the election on Saturday. Polling is scheduled to be conducted from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Election officials have also completed arrangements for webcasting at 142 polling stations, while video recording will be conducted for the remaining 144 polling stations.
The by-poll for Narayankhed MLA seat is necessitated by the sudden death of sitting MLA Patolla Kistareddy of Congress. He died on August 25 due to a massive heart attack while in sleep.

P. Sanjeeva Reddy, son of Kistareddy, from Congress, M. Vijayapal Reddy from Telugu Desam Party and M. Bhupal Reddy from Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) are in the poll fray.

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