HYDERABAD: The Telangana State Election Commission (SEC) has issued a notification on Tuesday, January 7, for municipal elections in 129 urban local bodies in the state. Polling would be held on January 22 and votes will be counted on January 25.

According to the notification released polling would be held in the state on January 22. Nominations for municipal elections would be received by returning officers from Wednesday and January 10 is the last date for filing nominations. The received nominations would be scrutinised by January 11, and a finalised list of valid nominations would be announced on the same day.

On January 12, appeals can be made against the rejection of nomination before the District Election Authority or other competent authorities.

The candidates can withdraw their nominations till January 14 (up to 3 pm), after which the final list of contesting candidates would be published on January 14 after 3 pm.

Municipal elections results will be declared soon after the completion of counting of votes on January 25.

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