As polling for the 25 Lok Sabha seats and 175-member Assembly was underway in Andhra Pradesh, a Jana Sena Party candidate on Thursday damaged an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a polling station.
#WATCH Jana Sena MLA candidate Madhusudhan Gupta smashes an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a polling booth in Gooty, in Anantapur district. He has been arrested by police. #AndhraPradesh pic.twitter.com/VoAFNdA6Jo
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Identified as Madhusudan Gupta, the candidate threw the EVM on the floor over names of Assembly and Parliament constituencies not being displayed properly. The incident took place at the Gutti polling station in Guntakal Assembly constituency.
He was angry with the polling staff. Police immediately arrested Gupta following the incident.