Tension at Kodad; counting stopped
Counting has come to a halt at Kodad constituency in Suryapet, from where Congress chief, Uttam's wife, Padmavathi is contesting. Tension prevailed for a while, when it was released that the EVMs were not functioning. However, with District Collector's orders, counting was stopped, with Congress candidate, Padmavathi demanding that the entire process should begin again. It was then decided to count the VVPAT slips. At present, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) candidate is leading by over 1,000 votes, in Kodad, it is learnt.