Local body polls: SEC responds to YSRCP allegations
After meeting with representatives of recognised political parties, the SEC has released a press note on Wednesday. The SEC stated that 11 out of 19 political parties gave in writing their views regarding local body elections and two political parties have forwarded their opinions through email.
Responding to the allegations of the YSRCP, the SEC stated that Health Secretary Anil Kumar Singhal and Health Commissioner Katamneni Bhaskar were consulted before holding the all-party meeting. The poll body further mentioned that the one-to-one meeting was held with political parties because of the coronavirus pandemic.