Poll notification issued, Papers will be accepted till Nov. 19

Hyderabad: Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar on Monday issued notification for the December 7 elections to 119 Assembly constituencies in the State. Nominations will be accepted till November 19 from 11 am to 3 pm. The elections will be held on December 7 and results will be announced on December 11.

Before issue of the election notifications CEO officials obtained Governor’s approval. The district Collectors will issue gazette notifications in their respective districts. According to the notification, nominations would be accepted from November 12 to 19 while the date for scrutiny of papers has been fixed on November 20. The last date for withdrawing nominations is November 22.

The elections are scheduled to be held on December 7 and counting would take place on December 11. According to an earlier communication from the Chief Electoral officer’s office, the total number of voters in Telangana have gone down by nearly nine lakh to 2.73 crore for the Assembly polls. There would be more than 32,574 polling stations in the State and a few more may be set up depending on the number of voters.