The YSRCP is set to win all the 25 Lok Sabha seats and nearly 150 assembly seats out of 175 in Andhra Pradesh. In Telangana, counting trends indicate that TRS may end up just winning 8 MP seats.
2 were killed in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh and more than 10 others were injured as clashes between TDP and YSRCP at various places marked the polling on Thursday.
The Nizamabad seat from where Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao's daughter K. Kavitha is seeking re-election is set to create history with the largest number of candidates, including 178 farmers, who entered the fray to highlight their problems.
During Sunitha Narreddy's meeting with CEC Sunil Arora, she submitted a representation demanding a fair investigation be carried out into the 'murder' of her father without interference by the state government.
Only two candidates, who were elected as party MPs in 2014, have been re-nominated, while for the remaining 23 seats, the YSRC has chosen new nominees.
On a complaint by YSR Congress Leader Y S Vivekananda Reddy's personal assistant Krishna Reddy, the police registered a case of unnatural death under Section 174 of Code of Criminal Procedure and took up investigations.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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