Still no clarity on SCB polls, photo electoral rolls
The Times of India Hyderabad|October 24, 2021
Secunderabad: It’s been a year since the Secunderabad Cantonment Board completed its five-year tenure. Yet, there is still no clarity on just when the elections to this body will be held next. This, even as neighbouring GHMC has already conducted its polls, as per schedule.
Mungara Sunil

Not only has the ministry of defence (MoD) not issued an election notification so far for SCB, it has also not clarified how the polls will be conducted — on party lines or on free symbols. In fact, post the Assembly and Lok Sabha polls, there has been a growing demand among major parties to conduct the ensuing SCB polls on party lines.

This apart, there is another demand that continues to remain unfulfilled — of photo electoral rolls “It is the most important thing that MoD has to implement in the ensuing elections to avoid foul play,” said B Venugopal, a retired railway employee, who has participated in four Board elections so far.

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