After a first few hours of brisk voting in Puducherry, sparking expectations that the polling percentage would cross 90, the figure settled at 81.64 by the end of the day.
The Election Officer has banned weapons, sticks, banners and placards, and bike rallies.
The court also made it clear that the ECI should deal with the perceived breach of code of conduct without putting a lid on the issue, and a separate probe initiated against the party should go on.
A detailed look at the problems plaguing the constituency in Puducherry
Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader, Veerappa Moily, said NDA is an alliance of contradictions.
N Rangasamy on Monday said the nearly five-year rule of the Congress in Puducherry in alliance with the DMK was a failure.
PM Narendra Modi would address an election rally on Tuesday to woo voters for NDA candidates contesting the April 6 Assembly polls.
The manifesto was released here on Sunday by former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily.
A battle that nobody won but left behind many wounds... this is perhaps how most would describe the past five years of puducherry govt. But what was it fought over?
Here’s a glance at how Puducherry voted in the 2016 Assembly polls. The Congress had formed the government after bagging 15 of the 30 seats
The Congress, heading the Secular Democratic Alliance (SDA), has been earmarked 15 constituencies out of the total 30 segments in the Union Territory.
“As many as 52 of the 72 promises the alliance put in its manifesto were not met. The Congress promised 30 kg free rice and five kg wheat for ration card holders, but they failed to provide it.
Even weeks before the polls, the Congress has given up on the contest for Yanam seat as most of its leaders in the region have deserted the party.
Bengal is in the throes of what anyone would grant is the mother of elections, or at least the feisty elder sister among five
Chief Electoral Officer Shurbir Singh in a statement said that 'the vehicle was carrying cash to the tune of 2 crores in denominations of 500, 200 and 100.'