EC must review instructions on counting postal ballot votes

Andhra Pradesh went to polls on 13 May for 25 Lok Sabha and 175 assembly seats, and the results, nationwide, will be declared on 4 June.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 30, 2024 | 5:10 PMUpdatedMay 30, 2024 | 5:10 PM


YSRCP MP S Niranjan Reddy has appealed to the Election Commission to review its recent instructions with respect to counting postal ballot votes in Andhra Pradesh. Reddy claimed that the poll body’s instructions to collect specimen signatures of attesting officers “could lead to the rejection of valid postal ballots and compromise the integrity of the electoral process”.

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