Election Commission content at TS polls arrangements ; Polls likely with 4 other states

Hyderabad, Sept.28 : The Election Commission is gearing to conduct the polls in Telangana likely in November and take a final call by sending its team of officials to Hyderabad in October first or seond week. The EC has expressed satisfaction at the poll related arrangements being made in Telangana. Umesh Sinha Committee has submitted its report of content at the poll arrangements in the state of Telangana to Chief Election Commissioner, Om Prakash Ravath in Delhi on Friday.
The Election Commission has expressed content and satisfaction at the arrangements for polls in Telangana State. The Chief Election Commissioner OP Ravath today held a key meeting in Delhi with members Umesh Sinha, Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavas. Ravath discussed on the possible conduct of the elections to four other states as also to Telangana where the polls are necessitated followed by dissolution of the Assembly.
Sinha committee has informed the EC that the electoral wing in Telangana has been involved in the poll arrangements which are almost complete and a favourable atmosphere prevails in the state. The Sinha committee said that it had held parleys with all political parties in Telangana and there is conducive atmosphere in the state. On taking note of the report, Ravath is understood to have expressed satisfaction on the poll arrangements in Telangana. An EC team from Delhi will make a visit to Hyderabad in about 10 days to take fresh stock of the election related arrangements and preparedness. On its arrival the EC team is to announce the schedule for Telangana in October first or second week and to hold the elections in November last week. CEC who is personally monitoring the poll arrangements in the four states has visited Rajasthan on the same. It is being said that the EC is to hold the elections in Telangana separately in November or along with four states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Chattisgarh. Clarify on the polls will come only after the EC team makes a visit to Hyderabad in seven or 10 days and announce the schedule.

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