Puducherry Assembly Elections 2016 Results
The process of issuing the booth slips would be completed on May 11 as had been directed by the Election commission.
Accusing the BJP-led NDA government and AINRC regime here of doing nothing for the welfare of the people of the union territory, Congress President Sonia Gandhi Thursday sought mandate for DMK-Congress combine in the May 16 assembly elections to ensure all round development.
Election authorities here on Saturday found 366 nominations, including that of chief minister N Rangasamy, to be in order at the end of scrutiny of the papers filed by candidates contesting the May 16 Assembly polls in the Union Territory.
The Election Commission on Friday issued notification for the May 16 Puducherry Assembly polls.
Seeking to put a lid on speculations, the AIADMK unit here on Sunday said it would not have any truck with the ruling AINRC for the May 16 assembly elections in the union territory.
Even as most political parties in this Union Territory have announced their strategy for the May 16 assembly polls, the ruling AINRC is keeping everyone guessing as it is yet to spell out its plans.
The Election Commission will be in poll-bound Puducherry and Tamil Nadu for three days from Wednesday to take stock of their preparedness for staging the exercise.
Puducherry Chief Electoral Officer has said the EC had directed that small local newspapers and tabloids should also be under the scanner of the committees for checking against publication of paid news.