Amravati: Election officials at Chittoor, were left astonished after a TDP delegation filled a complaint seeking the removal of all the ceiling fans from every government office as fan is the election symbol of the opposition party YSR Congress.
The complaint comes after the portraits of party chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu were removed from the government offices due to election code. Janardhan Setti, local tehsildar asurred the complainants that the report will be send to the district authority.
“All the statues are being covered with masks and portraits of chief minister Chandrababu Naidu were removed from the public offices. The rule should also be applicable to ceiling fans in the offices as there is chance of people visiting the offices getting influenced,” said Manohar TDP activist, as cited by TOI.
The Election Commission of India announced that the general elections will began on April 11, with the last phase taking place on May 19, the results is slated to be announced on May 23.
Single phase simultaneous elections for Lok Sabha and legislative assembly are slated to take place in the state on 11 April. The incumbent Telugu Desam Party chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, the YSR Congress Party Chief Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy and the Jana Sena Party Chief Pawan Kalyan are the main opponents.