As many as 186 votes were polled of the total 548 in Velachery’s booth no 92 where re-polls were held on Saturday, said corporation officials. The voting took place from 7 am to 7 pm.
Following complaints from Congress and DMK on unauthorised transportation of EVMs and a VVPAT machine, the Chennai Corporation suspended the staff involved.
However, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo assuaged fears and clarified that they were unpolled EVMs kept in the reserve.
Ahead of the Assembly elections, residents of Tambaram have two major demands.
While water from main roads are pumped out within a day, the interior roads are left waterlogged for days, they allege.
Despite the government’s announcement that tokens will be distributed to ration card holders at doorsteps, residents say this is not the case.
As as part of the first phase of the Mega Streets Project, a virtual stakeholders meeting was held for Velachery on Tuesday.