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Local bodies polls likely to be postponed: Mahidhar Reddy

Posted by on July 19, 2011 0 Comment

Hyderabad: Elections to the local bodies are likely to be postponed In the light of current volatile situation in the state.

This was indicated by the Municipal Administration Minister M Mahidhar Reddy here on Tuesday.

The Minister, who had a meeting with Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy at his camp office revealed that though no decision has been taken for now on the issue of local body elections, indications were given that postponement of polls was on the cards.

In the absence of polls to the Panchayati Raj institutions the term of special officers will be extended by another six months.

The current term of special officers would end in September 2011.

The government is contemplating to extend their term by another six months to avoid any crisis.

The Chief Minister is also understood to have hinted that he would discuss the issue again shortly.(INN)

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