The ballot bugle for holding elections to 12 municipal firms, 75 municipalities/ city panchayats in the State was sounded on Monday.
State Election Commissioner Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar stated that the SEC had determined to proceed the election course of from the state of “withdrawal of candidature,” because the fee had stopped the election course of mid-way on March 15, 2020 due to risk of COVID-19 for a interval of six weeks and issued additional orders on May 6, 2020 persevering with the postponement of election course of till additional orders.
According to the election schedule introduced on Monday, candidates can withdraw their nominations on or earlier than March 3, on March 3, the record of contesting candidates would be printed, polling would happen on March 10, and votes would be counted on March 14.
The mannequin code of conduct would come into drive on Monday and shall in stay in drive till the completion of election course of.
The cities of Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, West Godavari, East Godavari, Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam, Chittor, YSR Kadapa, Kurnool, Ananthapur would go to polls on identical day.