Andhra Pradesh: Villagers boycotted Tirupati by-election
TIRUPATI: Tirupati by-polls are going today and five villages boycotted the elections by keeping themselves away from the voting. Villagers of Uranduru, Kandriga, Narayanapuram, Dommarapalem and Panekaladu villages decided to not vote in ongoing Tirupati Loksabha by-elections. Speaking to the media, villagers said that they decided to not vote in the elections against the government's decision of merging their villages into municipalities.
They said they all are depending upon farming and dairy and not in a position to pay taxes. They questioned why Renigunta which is a town not merged in the municipality.