The state government is preparing to conduct municipal elections immediately after the polls to panchayat raj bodies. Sources said the municipal polls will be held either in August or September. Chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy held a review with municipal administration minister M Maheedar Reddy and officials at the Secretariat on Thursday.
The chief minister directed the officials to prepare for the elections to municipal corporations and municipalities. Panchayat elections will be completed by July 31. Later, elections will be conducted to zilla and mandal parishads.