Andhra Pradesh MPTC, ZPTCs polls: Voting underway in 13 districts

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Around 2.5 crore eligible electors volition ballot successful the elections for 7,220 MPTCs and 515 ZPTCs in 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh. 

New Delhi: After clearance from the Andhra Pradesh High Court, voting has begun for territorial constituencies of Mandals and 515 constituencies of Zila Parishads of Andhra Pradesh connected Thursday (April 8). 

Around 2.5 crore eligible electors volition ballot successful the elections for 7,220 MPTCs (Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituencies) and 515 ZPTCs (Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituencies) successful 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh. The voting began astatine 7 americium and volition proceed till 5 pm.

A full of 18,782 candidates are successful the fray for Mandal constituencies portion 2,058 candidates for Zila Parishad constituencies.

On Wednesday, a part seat of the Andhra Pradesh High Court had struck down the bid of a single-judge seat which had stayed the notification of the State Election Commissioner (SEC) connected MPTC and ZPTC elections.

High tribunal justice Upmaka Durgaprasada Rao had connected Monday stalled the polls for not giving 4 weeks’ anterior clip and mandated caller SEC Nilam Sawhney to record an affidavit by April 15, IANS reported. Sawhney had earlier issued a notification announcing MPTCs and ZPTCs polls. 

(With IANS inputs)

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