Many contend that the TRS will not win by a huge majority, like they did in the 2018 Assembly elections, while others expect a higher vote share for the pink party this time.
"It will go up further as many voters were in the queues, waiting to cast their votes,” the state’s Joint Chief Electoral Officer Karam Bono Singh told The New Indian Express
As not more than 1,000 voters are allowed in one booth due to COVID-19 concerns and guidelines of the Election Commission, 3,024 polling booths have been set up, higher than in a normal scenario.
In Uttar Pradesh, the result of the seven assembly seats could potentially be seen as a mini-referendum on the performance of the three-and-a-half-year-old Yogi Adityanath government.
Battlelines have been drawn and the political parties deployed their men and the wherewithal to win the election by hook or crook.
The saffron party stated that Rama Rao's allegations were merely an act of mudslinging, and were brought on by fear of fear of losing the election.
The Minister questioned whether any BJP-ruled government had implemented similar schemes.
The video has created a flutter in the district BJD at a time when several candidates are in the midst of hectic lobbying for the ruling party ticket from Tirtol.
Tagore accused the TRS of misusing power, burdening the people with its financial mismanagement, buying systems and hurting the Opposition by killing democracy.
Finance Minister T Harish Rao visited Udaypur on Friday. Residents of the village welcomed him with bonam and harathi. They told him they had unanimously passed the resolution in favour of TRS
The byelections in the Kuttanad and Chavara assembly constituencies will be held in November, though the elected members would get barely four months to work for their respective constituencies.
The senior Congress leader said he has been working to strengthen his party in the last four months and the fight was not with the BJP's achievements, but its organisation.
Stating that a large number of Telugus are settled in Gorakhpur constituency, he said the Telugu people had taught a lesson to the BJP government for doing injustice to AP.