On the instructions of the Election Commission, a 12-member special team arrived in Hyderabad to probe into the deletion of lakhs of names from the voter list under GHMC limits. Former Congress Minister Marri Sasidhar Reddy and TDP MLA Maganti Gopinath complained to the Chief Election Commissioner that names of voters were deleted illegally. Special team comprising of WB CEO Sunil Gupta, UP CEO Ramakant Sahai and six Assistant Secretaries from EC office. The special team would probe whose names were deleted from the voter list and criteria followed for deletion. Probe assumed importance with EC sending CEO-level officials to Hyderabad.