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YSRCP heading for clean sweep of ZPTC, MPTC polls in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh’s ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) is heading for a clean sweep in the ZPTC and MPTC elections as the counting of votes was underway on Sunday.

Andhra Pradesh

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  20 Sep 2021 3:18 AM GMT

AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh's ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) is heading for a clean sweep in the ZPTC and MPTC elections as the counting of votes was underway on Sunday.

The party had bagged a majority of the Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituencies (ZPTCs) and the Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituencies (MPTCs) till Sunday evening.

According to results declared by the State Election Commission (SEC) till 6.30 p.m., the ruling party had won 340 out of 515 ZPTCs for which elections were held in April this year.

Opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) was a distant second with just three seats while the CPI-M and independents won a seat each. Out of total 659 ZPTCs, the election was unanimous for 126 seats while 11 candidates expired since March 2020 when the poll process had started. The SEC withheld results in eight ZPTCs for various reasons. (IANS)

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