Nominations for Municipal Elections closed
March 19, 2014 - Hyderabad
State Election Commission Secretary Navin Mittal told media that the nominations for Municipal Elections have ended. Announcing the details of the nominations filed, he said that 17,795 contestants are in the fray in 3990 in 146 municipalities. Guntur tops with 1456 contestants in the fray.
Navin Mittal said that nominations will be closed for ZPTC and MPTC elections by 5pm on Thursday. Surveys are on for the arrest of liquor and money flow and for this Excise and Revenue department staffs are deployed. So far, Rs.37.54 crores were seized and 1.07 lakh litres of liquors was seized. Cases have been registered on 4462 persons under Excise Act and 212 vehicles were seized, said Navin Mittal.