37 polling stations for Telangana Legislative Council polls – Hyderabad News
A complete of 5,326 voters are eligible to forged their votes within the elections to 6 seats in 5 undivided districts – Adilabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Medak, and Nalgonda.
Chief Electoral Officer Shashank Goel on Wednesday held a video convention with District Collectors, Police Commissioners, Superintendents of Police, and different officers to overview ballot preparations. He directed them to make all crucial safety preparations for the free and truthful polling.
The CEO wished the officers to make sure that the polling course of is carried out with none untoward incident. The officers had been additionally requested to make sure strict adherence to Covid-19 protocol through the polling.
Goel made it clear that cellphones and cameras won’t be allowed contained in the polling centres. The ballot officers will monitor the polling by means of webcasting.
Local our bodies’ representatives are eligible to forged their votes in these constituencies. Counting of votes will probably be taken up on December 14.
In Adilabad, ruling TRS candidate Dande Vittal is going through an unbiased candidate. For two MLC seats in Karimnagar district, 10 candidates together with the ruling social gathering’s L. Ramana, and Bhanuprasad Rao are in fray.
In Medak district, TRS candidate Madhava Reddy is locked in a contest with Congress nominee Nirmala and unbiased candidate Malla Reddy. In Khammam, Tata Madhu of ruling social gathering, Congress candidate R. Nageshwar Rao and two independents are in fray. In Nalgonda, TRS candidate Koti Reddy is going through opposition from 4 unbiased candidates.
The (*37*) Commission had final month issued notification for election to 6 seats of the Council from native authorities’ constituencies.
Chief Minister Okay. Chandrasekhar Rao’s daughter Okay. Kavitha and 5 different candidates of ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) had been declared elected unanimously.
Kavitha was elected from Nizamabad constituency. The others who had been elected to higher home of the state legislature are Patnam Mahender Reddy, Shambipur Raju (each from Rangareddy district), Pochampally Srinivas Reddy (Warangal), Kasireddy Narayana Reddy and Kuchumalla Damodar Reddy (each from Mahabubnagar district).
The (*37*) Commission had on Tuesday cautioned Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar to train due care within the conduct of the election as anticipated from the officer of his stature.
It additionally directed the Chief Secretary to subject a proper and recordable warning, and the Commission’s displeasure to Municipal Administration and Urban Development Secretary C. Sudarshan Reddy and Special Chief Secretary Arvind Kumar for clear violation of mannequin code of conduct (MCC).
The ECI famous that the 2 officers had issued an order on November 18 for enhancement of honorarium, together with conveyance allowance to mayors, chairpersons, deputy mayors, vice-chairpersons, corporators, ward members and co-possibility members of the ULBs, who’re exactly the electoral school for elections to the Legislative Council.
The state authorities, nonetheless, withdrew the order on November 19 however a number of folks had lodged complaints with the EC.
Meanwhile, the Forum for Good Governance (FGG) alleged that contesting candidates are organising camps for the election of MLC native authority constituencies.
FGG secretary M Padmanabha Reddy stated that the voters which can be corporators, councilors, MPTCs and ZPTCs had been shifted in buses to Goa and Bengaluru. They are supplied meals, liquor and 5 star lodge services and different numerous leisure, he stated.
He urged the CEO to take motion in opposition to the candidates who’re committing offences by organising camps.