EC team to visit poll-bound Telangana on October 22
An EC team will travel to Telangana on 22nd October for the first time after the announcement of the state election program for reviewing the preparation of the state elections. In a government release, it has been said that they will meet various political parties in addition to senior officials of the state government and police department.
The team would meet the Director General of the Income Tax Department and other senior officials before leaving for the national capital on October 24, it added. This is the first visit of the EC after the election schedule for Telangana was announced.
The team met the Director General of Income Tax Department and other senior officials before leaving for the national capital on October 24. It is the first visit of the Election Commission to Telangana after the election program.
The Election Commission (EC) had on October 6 announced the election schedule for five states, including Telangana, which will go to the polls on December 7.
The assembly polls in Telangana were originally scheduled to be held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha elections next year, but the Assembly was dissolved on September 6 as per a recommendation by the state cabinet.