Siddipet polls on April 6

Siddipet polls on April 6
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Another political slugfest between the ruling TRS and Opposition Congress and TDP is on cards as the Telangana State Election Commission on Sunday announced the schedule for the conduct of elections to the Siddipet municipality in Medak.

Hyderabad: Another political slugfest between the ruling TRS and Opposition Congress and TDP is on cards as the Telangana State Election Commission on Sunday announced the schedule for the conduct of elections to the Siddipet municipality in Medak.

In the recent elections to the GHMC, Warangal and Khammam municipal corporations and Achampet nagara panchayat, the ruling TRS swept away TDP and Congress. Elections would be held for 34 wards in the municipality, which has been major town in the Siddipet Assembly constituency represented by state Irrigation minister T Harish Rao, on April 6. The results would be announced on April 11.

As per the schedule, the notification for election would be issued on March 21. the last date for submission of nominations would be March 23. The scrutiny of nominations would be done on March 24 while the last date for withdrawal would be March 25. The total number of voters in the municipality is 88,982.

Elections to the urban local body has been pending for the past two years as the locals of five gram panchayats approached High Court challenging the government’s order to the merger of the panchayats in Siddipet municipality. High Court stayed the government orders last week and paved way for the conduct of pending elections to the local body.

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