The second phase of polling for 2,786 panchayats in Andhra Pradesh ended peacefully with 81.61 per cent voter turnout.
The State Election Commission (SEC), in a statement here on Saturday, however, did not provide the total number of eligible voters. The Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police Gautam Sawang, in a statement, said the second phase of polls ended peacefully.
According to the figures provided by the SEC, Prakasam district witnessed the highest turnout with 86.60 while Srikakulam saw 72.87 per cent. Polling began at 6.30 AM and ended at 3.30 PM. The counting of votes began at 4 PM, a poll official said.
Elections were also held to elect 20,817ward members. With two phases being over, the polls would be conducted in another two phases till February 21.