Second phase of Panchayat poll in Telangana tomorrow

Second phase of Panchayat poll in Telangana tomorrow

Agency News

Hyderabad, Jan 24 : All arrangements are put in place for the second phase of Panchayat Election in Telangana slated for Friday.

The election will be held for 3,342 gram panchayats though the notification was issued for 4,137 panchayats. Candidates in 788 Panchayats have been elected unanimously, while in seven other panchayats no nominations were filed.

In all,1 0,668 candidates are in fray for tomorrow's election.

Though the election was being held without any involvement of political parties and party symbols, all major political parties have thrown their weight behind their sympathisers.

In the first phase of election held for 4,470 Panchayats on January 21, the Ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) had bagged a majority of them.

The third and final phase of the election will be held on January 30. (UNI)