Saturday, January 16, 2016
Saturday being the third day for filing nomination process for GHMC elections, as many as 1,097 nominations were filed by the candidates of different parties. As many as 997 nominations were filed today itself. 227 nominations were filed by TRS candidates, 181 nominations form TDP, 200 from Congress and 93 from BJP and 27 from MIM. CPI filed 14 while independents filed 249 nominations. The nominations process ends on Sunday.
No conscience between TDP and BJP over sharing of seats
Meanwhile, the war began between TDP and BJP over sharing of seats. Initially, the both the parties have come to an understanding that out of 150 wards, TDP to field 90 candidates while BJP with 60. The arrangement of seat sharing has raised dis-satisfaction in BJP cadre. The same situation is also prevailing the TDP following non-allotment of party tickets to those who won in the last elections. In many divisions, candidates aspiring tickets have filed nominations from both the parties with the deadline ends on Sunday. The last date for withdrawal is January 21, 2016.