Sobha candidature to stay in Allagadda poll fray
Clearing the ambiguity over the poll for Allagadda assembly constituency in Kurnool district due to the death of Ms Sobaha Nagi Reddy, Central Election Commission today clarified that the name of the deceased YSR Congress Party candidate Sobha Nagi Reddy will be part of the ballots there.
Addressing a news conference here, YSRCP party spokesperson Gattu Ramachandra Rao said Central Election Commission has clarified in a communication to the party that Sobha Nagi Reddy's name will continue to be part of the ballots for elections in Allagadda.
According to the communication, the votes polled for Sobha Nagi Reddy will not be considered as NOTA votes, Gattu said.
'The commission has further said that if she gets majority votes among all the candidates, she will be the winner. But a re-election will be ordered in such an event,' he said.
(Posted on 29-04-2014)