Notification for the first phase of general elections today
April 1, 2014 - Hyderabad
The first phase of General Elections 2014 in the State will be issued on Wednesday.
The State Chief Electoral Officer Bhanwarlal speaking to media on Tuesday said that a notification will be issued for elections to 17 Lok Sabha and 119 Assembly seats in Telangana. He said that nominations will be accepted from 11am to 3pm upto April 9 and nominations verifications will be taken up on April 10 and the deadline set for withdrawal is April 12, said Bhanwarlal. He wanted the candidates be cautious while issuing form 26 along with nomination and wanted the candidates to fill up the application more cautiously. The candidates have to pay Rs.10,000 as deposit for Assembly and Rs.25,000 for Parliament and candidates belonging to SC/ST can pay only 50 per cent of the set out amounts.
Bhanwarlal said that voter slips indicates the polling station number, address will be issued from April 7 to every household. The entire process will be completed by April 20. He said awareness camp will be organized on use of EVMs will be taken up from April 10 in Telangana and from April 17 in Seemandhra, said Bhanwarlal.