AP Panchayat Elections 2021: Nomination Process, Last Date For Submission

29 Jan, 2021 11:34 IST|Sakshi Post
AP Panchayat Elections 2021 Four Phase Poll Schedule

Andhra Pradesh State Election Commission has released the detailed notification for Grama Panchayats elections to be held in Andhra Pradesh.

Under Section 201-4 (1) of the Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Raj Act, 1994 and Rule 4 of the Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Raj(conduct of Elections) Rules, 2006, the Election schedule for ordinary elections to Gram panchayats in 4 phases has been specified.

As per the poll notification  schedule issued by the  State Election Commission (SEC) In January 23  elections to Local Body Elections will be held in four phases on February 9, 13,17  and 21.

  • Returning officers have been appointed in Panchayats to receive nominations across the State. Elsewhere Assistant Returning ‌, Stage-1 officers were appointed  for the smaller Panchayats by the Collectors.
  • Timings: Nominations will be accepted from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for all the four phases
  • Those who want to contest for the seats of Sarpanch and ward members should submit nominations confirmed within the respective Gram Panchayats
  • They should have completed 21 years of age.
  • They should be registered as voters in their respective Panchayats/Wards.
  • Only two people are allowed with the candidate during the filing of nominations.
  • Contestants can campaign for 3 days from the date of the final list announced until  evening  as specified in the schedule.

Changes in three districts

Meanwhile elections will be conducted division- wise in four phases in Vizianagaram, Prakasam and West Godavari districts.

  • Accordingly, elections will be conducted in villages under Narasapuram Revenue Division in the first installment in West Godavari district.
  • Kovvur in the second installment, Jangareddygudem in the third installment and Eluru Revenue Division in the fourth installment. Parvatipuram in the second installment and Vizianagaram Revenue Division in the 3rd and 4th installments.
  • Elections will be conducted in Ongole in the first installment, Kandukur, in the second installment in Prakasam district.

The SEC has issued notification for elections in the first phase in 3,249 panchayats in 11 districts will go to the polls, according to the notification. 

Click Here For Detailed  Poll Schedule 2021 of AP Grama Panchayats  

1st Phase Schedule

The nomination process for the first phase of the Andhra Pradesh Gram Panchayat Polls 2021 was completed and the elections will be held on Tuesday February 9 across the State.

2nd Phase Schedule

The 2nd Phase of nominations was over on the 4th of February and the publication of the final list will be published on the February 8.
Elections will be held on the 13 of February.

3rd Phase Schedule

Nominations for the 3rd Phase of Elections will end on Febraury 8 and the final list of candidates will be published on the February 12.Elections will take place on the 17th.Counting and annoucement of winners will take place in the same day.

4th Phase Schedule

The nominations for the 4th of phase of elections will start from the 10th of this month and the publication of the final list will be done on the 16th. Elections will be conducted on the 21st of February. Counting of votes and declaration of winners will be done of the same day.

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