The candidates contesting the municipal elections in Nuzvid are spread across the city, busy to cater to voters, who have left for campaigning for only 24 hours.
All the candidates are promising to ‘develop the city’ in their publicity speeches. Out of the 32 wards of the town, candidates for two wards (24 and 30) were elected unanimously, while elections for the other 30 wards would be held.
Ramasati Triveni Durga, the chairperson candidate of YSR Congress Party, made door-to-door visits to the wards on Sunday. He appealed to voters to see the development and welfare schemes launched by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and vote for YSRCP in the municipal elections.
On the other hand, the TDP, BJP, Jan Sena, CPI, CPI (M) and independents highlighted the ‘failures’ of the government and urged the public to vote for their candidates.
In all, 30 of YSRCP, 29 of TDP, five of BJP, three of Jan Sena, two of CPI (M), one candidate of CPI and three independents are in the fray in the city.
DIG of Eluru Range KV Mohan Rao, Nandigama DSP G. Along with Nageshwar Reddy visited hypersensitive polling stations of the division on Sunday. He directed the police to take measures for the peaceful conduct of municipal elections.
Superintendent of Police M. Rabindranath Babu visited sensitive and hypersensitive polling stations located in MR Appa Rao Colony and RR PETA areas.
SP, Nuzvid Municipal Commissioner Syed Abdul Rashid, Special Officer b. Along with Moses Paul and other officials, inspected the strong rooms and counting centers at the Sardi Institute of Engineering and Technology in the town.
Nuzvid DSP b. Srinivasulu informed that polling will take place at 52 polling stations in the city. The DSP said that security arrangements have been made in Thiruvuru Pramukh Nagar Panchayat, where voting will be held for 10 wards on 10 March.
“The vigil has been intensified at 52 border posts to check the flow of liquor from neighboring Telangana state. Flag march has been done and police picket has been arranged, ”Mr. Rabindranath Babu told Hindu.