Vastavam web: The second phase of polling in elections for Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituencies (ZPTC) and Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituencies (MPTC) got underway in Telangana Friday. The election is being held for 179 ZPTCs, for which 805 candidates, including 162 independents, are in the fray.
Officials said in the second phase, polling is being held for 1,850 MPTCs. A total of 6,146 candidates are in the fray. The elections began at 7 a.m and will go on till 5 p.m while in Left Wing Extremism (LWE)-affected areas, it will conclude at 4 p.m, the State Election Commission had said. Unanimous elections had earlier been held for 63 MPTCs and one ZPTC seat.