Polling Begins In Telangana
This summer has hit with the double smack of heat, one is due to the season as it is a month of May and the other is due to the Lok Sabha elections for 2019. This double heat wave will be carried on till the day of result.
Today the polling in Telangana will begin for the first phase of elections for 195 Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituency (ZPTC) and 2097 Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituency (MPTC) in the state.
The timings of the elections are a bit different due to circumstances, polling will begin at 7 am and will end at 5 pm, but in 217 seats of Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituency (MPTC), which are Naxal-hit areas, the polling will begin from 7 am however will end at 4 pm.
Over 1.47 lakh personnel, 54,000 police personnel are being deployed across 32,042 polling stations, for the smooth running of the polling. The second and third phases of local body polls will be held on May 10th and 14th. The results of these elections will be out on May 27th.