Elections to be held within 6 months, Rajath Kumar
State Chief Electoral Officer Rajath Kumar said that the ECI will call the election program, preparations for the assembly elections in Telangana are increasing rapidly. He further said that according to ECI rules, elections should be held in the state within six months of assembly dissolution.
"The collectors and other officials are coordinating with each other and organising election awareness programmes in the villages," said the CEO. Rajath also asked the political leaders not to be sceptical about EVM machines. He assured that the machines will be examined in the presence of all the parties in the state adding that the machines would reach the state by September 20.
He also said that the team of ECI will again pay a visit to Hyderabad to oversee the election preparations in the state. Rajath Kumar also said that they will also keep an eye on the election campaign on social media.