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It's time for another poll battle in Telangana!

It's time for another poll battle in Telangana!

Telangana, which witnessed hectic election schedule for the last few weeks, is gearing up for yet another electoral battle.

The Telangana State Election Commission on Saturday announced the schedule for the conduct of the elections to Zilla Parishad and Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituencies (ZPTCs and MPTCs).

Elections will be held for the posts of 5,817 MPTCs and 583 ZPTCs in three phases – the first phase on May 6, second phase on May 10 and the final phase on May 14.

The notification will be released on April 22, calling for nominations from the same day. For the first time, nominations can be filed online, apart from manually.

As many as 1.56 crore voters are expected to exercise their franchise through ballot papers in 32,007 polling stations spread across the State.

The polling stations would be set up in 13,651 locations while the authorities have decided to set up 510 distribution centres and 129 counting centres to facilitate smooth conduct of the polls.

According to the schedule, elections would be held for 212 ZPTCs and 2,365 MPTCs in the first phase on May 6.

The notification for the second phase, covering 199 ZPTCs and 2,109 MPTCs, is expected to be issued on April 26 and polling would be held on May 10 and the notification for the third and final phase for elections to 124 ZPTCs and 1,343 MPTCs is likely to be issued on April 30 with May 14 as polling day.

The counting of votes for all the three phases will be held on May 27.

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