AP bypolls: 431 nominations filed

Last Updated: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 21:56

Hyderabad: As many as 431 nominations were filed for June 12 bypolls to one Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh as the nomination process ended on Friday.

For the 18 Assembly seats, 412 candidates filed their nominations while for the Nellore Lok Sabha seat 19 nominations were filed, according to Chief Electoral Officer Bhanwar Lal.

Today alone 212 nominations were filed for all the seats. The highest number of 45 nominations were filed for the Tirupati seat while the lowest ten for Narsannapeta seat.
Scrutiny of nominations will take place tomorrow and the last date for withdrawal is May 28.
The CEO said Rs 22 crore in unaccounted for cash was seized so far in the 12 districts going to by-polls.


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First Published: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 21:56

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