Hyderabad: Chief Electoral Officer of Telangana, Mr. Rajat Kumar said: “Polls were peaceful. Till 5 pm, 67 per cent people had cast their votes. We received complaints about EVMs, which occurred mainly because of human interference. 628 CUs were deployed for the polls and 754 ballot units and 1444 VVPATs were replaced during the polls.”
Elaborating upon the seizures that took place this time, he added, “We received 1042 complaints through emails and letters. We seized Rs 117.2 crore cash and 5.4 lakh litres of liquor this time. Total seizure including cash and other goods was Rs 138 crore.”
The Chief Electoral Officer also added that Hyderabad witnessed the lowest voter turnout (50 per cent) while Adilabad district saw the highest (76.5 per cent vote). On the other hand, rural Warangal witnessed 76 per cent polling.
Talking about the polling, Congress candidate from Chandrayangutta Assembly Constituency, Mr. Esa Misri claimed that many persons tried to cast bogus votes. Mr. Misri also claimed that he and his volunteers caught persons who were making an attempt to cast bogus votes.
Mr. Misri further said that if he wins the seat, all the promise which he made during election campaign will be fulfilled.
In the video, he thanked all the voters who cast their votes to him. At the end of the video, he also thanked Hindu voters.