Election Campaign Finally Ends in Telangana
Sharp at 6 pm, the microphones were off as the political parties and their candidates stopped canvassing. The campaigning ended in three assembly constituencies at 4 pm and in eight constituencies at 5 pm. On the last day, the leaders of major parties criss-crossed the region in a last minute bid to woo the voters
The election authorities banned door to door campaigning by parties and contestants. The electronic media was also barred from telecasting any opinion or exit poll or panel discussion. The Election Commission and police also banned bulk SMS’s.