Legislative Council poll on March 9

Hyderabad: Adwait Kumar Singh, Returning Officer, and GHMC Additional Commissioner held a review meeting with all the representatives of the recognized political parties for model code of conduct of biennial elections to Telangana State Legislative Council from Mahaboobnagar-Ranga Reddy –Hyderabad districts. Accordingly –

Last date for nominations: February 20 (Monday); scrutiny of nominations: February 21 (Tuesday); last date for withdrawal of candidature: February 23 (Thursday); date of poll: March 9 (Thursday) from 8am to 6pm; counting of votes: March 15 (Wednesday);  date before which election shall be completed: March 18 (Saturday).

The Model Code of Conduct came into force from February 6 from the date of issue of schedule by the ECI and will end by March 18 after completion of election process. The Election Commission of India has further issued instructions for constituting a standing committee at district level with the members of the political parties for effective implementation of Model Code of Conduct and to meet as frequently as possible. -NSS

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