Prez polls: Ballot box flown to Delhi after purchasing ticket

Last Updated: Friday, July 20, 2012 - 18:02

Chennai: The ballot box containing votes of MPs and MLAs, who cast them here for the Presidential polls, was on Friday flown to New Delhi after officials purchased a ticket for it, airport sources said.

Two officials accompanied the box containing the votes of AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and DMK president M Karunanidhi besides 15 MPs and scores of MLAs, sources said.

Voting for Presidential polls, contested by UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee and PA Sangma (NDA), was held at the Secretariat here on Thursday.
Counting of votes will be taken up on Sunday.


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First Published: Friday, July 20, 2012 - 18:01

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