Andhra Pradesh MPTC, ZPTC polls today
AMARAVATI: All set for Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituency (MPTC) and Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituency (ZPTC) elections in Andhra Pradesh today. The MPTC and ZPTC elections will start from 7 AM to 5 PM today and polling will take place till 2 PM in Maoist affected areas. Police identified sensitive areas and deployed heavy forces. The elections are conducting for 515 ZPTC and 7220 MPTC seats in the state and 126 ZPTC and 2371 MPTC seats are elected unanimously.
Amid increasing Coronavirus cases, the SEC opted for ballot papers for the elections instead of EVMs and taking all measures to prevent the virus from spreading. It is known that the HC strike down the stay issued by the single judge bench on Wednesday.