Warangal: The nominations for the Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation (GWMC) began on Friday (April 16, 2021).
13 candidates have filed their nominations on the first day. To receive the nominations, the Telangana state government administration has set up two centres--one at LB College and the other at University Arts College.
The names of those who filed their nominations on day one include Ganta Ravi Kumar-BJP 34th Division; Chintakula Anil-BJP 27th Division, Chippa Laxmi-Congress 23rd Division; Banoth Sudhir-Independent 2nd Division; Kommuni Suresh-TRS 39th Division; Bollam Sridevi-TRS 32nd Division; Repalle Sree Ranganath-Ind 4th Division; Vikram Bommathi-Ind 6th Division; Ravula Komala-BJP 30th Division; Velpula Mohan Rao-TRS 31st Division; Puppala Rajanikanth-AIFB 52nd Division; Kranthi Kumar Reddy Malla-Ind 53rd Division; Pathi Sampath Reddy-TRS 61st Division.
Elections to Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation (GWMC) and Khammam Municipal Corporation and five other municipalities will be held on April 30, 2021.
The Telangana State Election Commission (SEC) issued notification for these local body elections on April 15th. The Telangana State Election Commission (SEC) has notified that the nominations for the elections will be accepted between April 16th and April 18th along with the scrutiny of nominations which will be held on April 19th. And the last date for withdrawal of these nominations will be at April 22nd. The counting of votes will take place on May 3rd.
Earlier this week the Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department had finalized the reservation of divisions in Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation (GWMC).
Reservation of divisions in GWMC: ST-Women -1 (65), ST General - 1 (2), ST Women - 5 (43,46,01,03,14), ST general - 6 (18,15,17,53,47,37), BC Women - 10 (38,42,9,16,23,33,36,32,25,54), BC General 10 (10,12,26,6,41,39,40,21,34,20), General Women - 17 (29,48,63,55,50,57,30,44,64,28,58,49,11,8,19,24,59), General - 16 (62,22,31,45,51,13,27,4,7,61,35,66,60,52,56,5).