Telangana: Nominations from today for grad constituency poll | Hyderabad NewsFebruary 16, 2021
HYDERABAD: Nominations to the biennial elections to the legislative council from Hyderabad-Rangareddy-Mahbubnagar graduates constituency can be filed from Tuesday. The last date for filing the nominations is February 23.
Candidates can file the papers at GHMC head office (third floor) between 11 am and 3 pm. Special arrangements have been made for Covid-19 patients and senior citizens on the polling day on March 14.
“For those who are Covid-19 positive and for people above 80 years, staffers on election duty will go to their places and take their vote. They need not visit the polling station,” read a statement issued by GHMC.
On February 24, scrutiny of nominations will be done and the last date for withdrawal is February 26. Polling will be held between 8 am and 4 pm and results will be declared on March 17. A total of 11 nodal officers, including two IAS officer and one IPS officer, have been appointed to oversee the elections.
Director of GHMC’s Enforcement Vigilance and Disaster Management has been appointed as the nodal officer for enforcing the model code of conduct, law and order and mobilising transport vehicles. GHMC additional commissioner for revenue has been appointed as the returning officer.
GHMC commissioner DS Lokesh Kumar on Monday held a meeting on the arrangements for the polling. “There are 5.60 lakh people enrolled as voters and 169 polling stations have been set up,” he said.