Final phase of Gram Panchayat polls today

Vastavam web: Campaigning for the third phase of Gram Panchayat elections was concluded on Tuesday and the polls will be conducted on Today (January 30). Election Commission and the district administration has made elaborate arrangements for the smooth conduct of polls. Police department tightened security in problematic polling stations.

In the joint Adilabad district, third phase of GP elections will be held in 503 gram panchayats. Of which, 97 panchayats were elected unanimously and the remaining 411 gram panchayats will go for elections on today. In Adilabad district, 163 gram panchayats were selected for the third phase of panchayat elections. Among them, 55 GPs have been elected unanimously and elections will be held in the remaining 108 panchayats.

As many as 74 Returning Officers, 165 stage-2 Returning Officers and 33 zonal officers, 1,358 ballot boxes are being used in this election. Web casting arranged at 10 problematic polling stations, CCTV cameras were arranged at 108 polling centres and four flying squads and 35 micro observers have been appointed for the smooth conduct of polls.

In Komaram Bheem – Asifabad district, 114 panchayats have elections. 23 of them were elected unanimously and remaining 91 panchayats will go for elections.