Hyderabad, Apr 25 UNI | 3 months ago

The polling in Allagadda assembly constituency in Seemandhra will be held as scheduled on May 7 though one of the candidates in the fray-Ms Shobha Nagireddy of the YSR Congress died yesterday.

The 45-year-old Ms Shobha was seriously injured in a road accident while campaigning in her constituency on Wednesday night.

She was shifted to a city hospital where she died yesterday while undergoing treatment.

As per the election laws, the election will not be countermanded in a constituency following the death of a candidate if she or he belonged to a party not recognised by the election commission, according to the commission sources.

The YSR congress is yet to be recognised by the election commission.

(Posted on 26-04-2014)