Biennial polls for six constituencies of AP Council Thursday

Over six lakh voters will exercise their franchise in the biennial election to be held Thursday for six constituencies of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council.

Published: 20th February 2013 06:50 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th February 2013 06:50 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Over six lakh voters will exercise their franchise in the biennial election to be held Thursday for six constituencies of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council.

All arrangements have been made and the polling will be held from 8 AM to 4 PM, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Bhanwar Lal told reporters here Wednesday.

The constituencies going to polls are three Graduates' constituencies and three Teachers' constituencies.

The Graduates' constituencies are: East and West Godavari Graduates' constituency, Krishna-Guntur Graduates' constituency, and Medak-Nizamabad-Adilabad-Karimnagar Graduates' constituency.

The three Teachers' constituencies are: Srikakulam- Vizianagaram-Visakhapatnam Teachers' constituency, Warangal- Khammam-Nalgonda Teachers' constituency and Medak-Nizamabad -Adilabad-Karimnagar Teachers constituency.

According to the CEO, live webcast and videography of the electoral process will be done. Six IAS officers have been appointed as observers.

Replying to a query, he said a complaint of distribution of gift items like watches, cell phones has been received from East and West Godavari Graduates' constituency.

Counting of votes will be taken up on February 25.

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