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Time for final publication of electoral rolls in Telangana extended

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The of has extended the date for the final publication of electoral rolls in from October 8 to October 12, has said.

On September 8, the EC had stopped all activities relating to the Special Summary Revision of Photo Electoral Rolls with reference to January 1, 2019, and said the final electoral rolls list would be published on October 8.

The decision for a revised schedule was taken in the wake of dissolution of the Assembly on September 6, officials had earlier said.

The EC had also ordered the second Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls with reference to January 1, 2018, as the qualifying date in the state.

The announced Saturday that assembly polls in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, and would be held between November 12 and December 7.

Counting of votes in all the states would be taken up on December 11, it said.

Polling in and Telangana will be held on December 7.

said Saturday that the polls would be completed in a single phase.

He said in an official release that all sections of the Model Code of Conduct was now in force across the state.

"A 24/7 control room will be set-up and more lines will be added to the 1950 helpline number. Mobile and static squads will be deployed to monitor MCC violations," Kumar said.

The has informed that cash worth Rs 1 crore was seized on Friday.

"We are also coordinating with the Income Tax department in monitoring high-value transactions," Kumar said in the release.

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First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 16:00 IST