Re-polling at 5 booths in AP

Over five booths in Andhra Pradesh are going for re-election on May 6. The re-polling will be held in polling booths located in Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore districts.

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has directed officials with this effect.

In a letter, the ECI said “I am directed to state that having considered the reports submitted by the Returning Officers read with the reports of the Observers and after taking al facts and materials into account, the Commission hereby declares under sub-section (2) (a) of Section 58 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 that the poll taken on April 11 at polling stations mentioned and appoints the May 6 as the date and fixes the hour as earlier fixed for poll on April 11 for taking a fresh poll at the said polling stations”.