Hyderabad, January 22: Voting in 120 Municipalities and 9 Municipal Corporations in Telangana began at 8 am on Wednesday amid tight security. Ahead of the municipal polls on January 22, campaigning by political all the parties in the fray for the polls, came to an end on Monday. Reports inform that voting will be held for 2,647 wards in municipalities and 382 divisions in corporations. The ruling TRS, the Congress are main rivals with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Telangana Jana Samithi (TJS), Communist Party of India (CPI) and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) are also in the poll fray. The results are to be declared on January 25. However, Karimnagar Municipal Corporation will go for polls on January 25 and results will be declared on January 27.
The polling in Telangana for the municipal election is believed to be a litmus test for both Congress and BJP in proving their might in urban areas of the state. On the other hand, the ruling TRS is confident of bagging "lion's share" of municipalities and corporations. Telangana Municipal Elections 2020: Face Recognition App To Be Used In Polls.
Here's How to Find Your Name in the Voters' List:
- The voter list has already been released. All those who wish to vote in the Telangana Municipal Elections must download the voter slip on the website of the Telangana State Election Commission tsec.gov.in
- On visiting the website, click on Download Voter slip option on the page
- The user will be directed to another page. Fill the details- your district and Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number (Voter ID Card).
- Enter the capcha code and click on Submit to view the voter slip
The ECI has set up a total of 1438 polling stations in 9 municipal Corporations and 6325 in 120 municipalities. According to reports, the councillors to 80 wards and three divisions had been elected unopposed. During the polling on Wednesday, as many as 45,000 personals will be on duty and 53.37 lakh voters will exercise their franchise during the polls.