Vijayawada, Apr 5 UNI | 4 months ago

Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the Zilla Parishat Territorial Constituency (ZPTC) and Mandal Parishat Territorial Constituency (MPTC) elections, to be held tomorrow in Krishna district.


Superintendent of police J Prabhakara Rao said that elections for 492 ZPTC and 836 MPTC to be held in Krishna district, while 23 members were elected unopposed.

He said in the first phase of ZPTC and MPTC elections, in Machilipatnam and Vijayawada revenue divisions, elections for 457 MPTC and 26 ZPTC would be held tomorrow.

The SP said 67 sensitive places and 59 very sensitive places were identified. Four hundred eighty eight rowdies and 160 trouble creating persons were held. He said elaborate security arrangements had been made for the elections. For Bandar, Pedana, Guduru, Bhantumilli, Kruttivennu mandals, two DSPs, 5 CIs, 32 SIs, 29 ASIs and head constables, 273 constables and 191 home guards had been deployed.

For Avanigadda, Mopidevi, Movva, Challapalli Magayalanka mandals one DSP, seven CIs, 28 SIs, 55 ASIs and 300 constables had been deployed. As many as 53 licensed guns were surrendered to the police, the SP added.

(Posted on 05-04-2014)