GHMC elections not in near future?

May 1, 2015

 As per the speculations in the political circles in Telangana, the elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) may not take place in near future.

Eventhough the elections had to be held a long ago, they were being postponed due to some reasons.

A clear fact is that the ruling TRS party is not interested in conducting the elections even after a court asked the state government to do so without any delay. But, the state government did not take any step to conduct the same till now.

TRS is not strong in the areas that come under GHMC. Further, the party candidate was defeated by BJP-TDP candidate in the recent elections to the council from Mahbubnagar-Rangareddy-Hyderabad graduates constituency. Due to these reasons, the state government is fearing to conduct the elections in the city.

The government told the court that they could not conduct the elections till December as the division of wards has been taking place at the moment. If the court agreed for the same, it is Ok.

We have to wait and see whether TRS can do well in the elections if the court ruled infavour of conducting the elections only.