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Telangana Assembly elections: EC is assessing level of preparation, says Dy Election Commissioner

State Assembly elections were originally scheduled to be held along with the Lok Sabha elections 2019 in April-May. However, Rao is keen on uncoupling the two polls, seeing it as an advantage for the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: September 12, 2018 21:09 IST ]
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Umesh Sinha, Dy Election Commissioner

Speaking about state elections in Telangana, Umesh Sinha, Deputy Election Commissioner on Wednesday said the Election Commission (EC) is assessing the level of preparation.

“EC has sent this team to assess the level of preparation. The preparatory work has been reviewed. We have taken note of all the complaints made by political parties. The team will submit its report to EC instantly and then EC will take a call,” ANI quoted Sinha, as saying.

“Some political parties raised the issue of names still not registered or deleted from electoral. We've directed district officials and BLOs to ensure each and every voter eligible to register is given the facility. Every mistake will be corrected,” he further said. 

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On Thursday, the Telangana Assembly was dissolved after CM K Chandrashekhar Rao met Governor ESL Narasimhan and submitted cabinet resolution recommending the dissolution of the House. 

The Governor said he had accepted Rao's resignation and told him to continue as the caretaker Chief Minister.

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Soon after handing over his resignation to the governor, KCR held a press conference during which he announced that his party is ready with a list of 105 candidates for Assembly elections.

Reacting over KCR's decision to dissolve Telangana Assembly for early polls, the state Congress unit said that people of the state have got rid of an 'autocratic rule'. 

State Assembly elections were originally scheduled to be held along with the Lok Sabha elections 2019 in April-May. However, Rao is keen on uncoupling the two polls, seeing it as an advantage for the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).

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