The voting for Higher Hyderabad Municipal Company (GHMC) polls began on Tuesday (December 1) at 7 AM and can conclude at 6 PM. Greater than 74 lakh voters will train their franchise to determine the political destiny of 1,122 candidates in 150 divisions in GHMC. Elaborate preparations have been made to conduct the polls in a free and truthful method. The mayor’s publish is reserved for a lady this time. Elections might be performed with poll papers in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Within the Hyderabad metropolis commissionerate, 817 new polling stations have been arrange as in comparison with 2016. There are 2,146 regular polling stations, 1,517 delicate polling stations and 167 hypersensitive polling stations. Until now a complete of 4,187 weapons have been deposited, 3,066 rowdy sheeters have been bounded over and Rs 1.45 crore money was seized. Medicine and alcohol value Rs 10 lakhs have been seized. A complete of 55 FIRs have been registered in 63 complaints, the administration stated in a press launch.
Anjani Kumar, Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad metropolis whereas talking on GHMC elections said, “We’ve got made all safety preparations with 22,000 policemen for GHMC elections. We’ve got briefed the police personnel 4 instances. We’ve got arrange tight police safety in all areas as per State Election Fee tips.”