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GHMC polls 2020: Union minister Kishan Reddy, Asaduddin Owaisi among early voters to exercise franchise

The voting for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls started on Tuesday (December 1) at 7 AM and will conclude at 6 PM. More than 74 lakh voters will exercise their franchise to decide the political fate of 1,122 candidates in 150 divisions in GHMC. Elaborate arrangements have been made to conduct the polls in a free and fair manner. The mayor’s post is reserved for a woman this time. The Telangana State Election Commission (SEC) has made elaborate arrangements for the balloting process by deploying 48,000 (including reserve) polling personnel and 52,500 strong police force. The Commission had decided to conduct the election with ballot papers after obtaining the views of major political parties, Health department in view of COVID-19 and taking into consideration various relevant issues.

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