Notification for the elections of GHMC was issued on Tuesday. Nominations will be accepted from 11 AM to 3PM from January 11 to January 17. Nominations will not be accepted on 14th and 15th of this month in view of the Pongal holidays. Nominations will be scrutinized on January 18. Nominations can be withdrawn till 3PM on January 21. The final list will be announced on the same day evening. Polling will be on Februay 2 and counting of votes will take place on February 5. Election code has been in force with the issue of election schedule on January 8. All the political parties are campaigning with heated exchanges. The IT minister KTR challenged the opposition that he would resign to his minister’s post if TRS did not win the polls and hoist the party flag on the building of the GHMC.
Meanwhile, the TRS appointed a five member committee with KK as its president on the selection of the candidates. The deputy cm Kadiyam, DS, Indrakaran Reddy and KTR are the members of the committee.