Jana Sena MLA candidate Madhusudhan Gupta on Thursday smashed an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a polling booth in Gooty, in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.
Police offcials said that Gupta has been arrested.
#WATCH Jana Sena MLA candidate Madhusudhan Gupta smashes an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a polling booth in Gooty, in Anantapur district. He has been arrested by police. #AndhraPradesh pic.twitter.com/VoAFNdA6Jo— ANI (@ANI) April 11, 2019
Earlier in the day, in many places of Andhra Pradesh electronic voting machines (EVMs) had glitches resulting in some delay in polling.
As many as 2,118 and 319 candidates are in the fray for 175 Assembly and 25 Lok Sabha seats respectively.
Polling would end at 5 pm in the Left-wing extremism-affected areas, mostly those bordering Odisha and Chhattisgarh.
With inputs from Agencies
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