Revanth, Thummala among 100 who filed nominations for Telangana Assembly polls on first day

The nominations would be scrutinized on 13 November and 15 November is the last date for withdrawal of candidatures.

ByPTI

Published Nov 04, 2023 | 10:57 AMUpdatedNov 04, 2023 | 10:57 AM

Telangana assembly polls

A total of 100 candidates filed their nomination papers on the first day of nomination on Friday, 3 November for the upcoming Assembly polls in Telangana.

Telangana Congress state president A Revanth Reddy (Kodangal) and Thummala Nageswara Rao (Khammam) were among those who filed nominations on Friday.

The Election Commission of India (ECI) issued a notification for Telangana Assembly polls to be held on 30 November earlier in the day, which was published in the Telangana Gazette.

According to the notification, the nomination filing process for the poll had begun, and they would be accepted from 11 am to 3 pm on working days till 10 November.

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The nominations would be scrutinised on 13 November and 15 November is the last date for withdrawal of candidatures, according to the schedule of the election.

Polling would be held on 30 November, and counting of votes would be taken up on 3 December.

Polling would begin at 5 am and end at 5 pm, barring some places where it ends at 4 pm.

Only three vehicles are allowed in the candidate’s convoy within the periphery of 100 meters to the Returning Officer’s office at the time of filing nomination, while only five people including the contesting candidate are allowed inside the RO’s room.

Along with nomination, the candidate has to file an affidavit in Form-26 declaring information about his or her criminal antecedents, assets, liabilities and educational qualifications.

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