Reservations for the seats / positions in the Telangana municipalities and municipal corporations going for elections on January 22 were announced today.
Commissioner and Director of Municipal Administration T K Sridevi today announced reservations for the seats / positions in the Telangana municipalities and municipal corporations going for elections on January 22.
Of the 13 municipal corporations in the State, the SC and ST communities have been allotted 1 Mayor post each, and the BCs four. The other seven have been allotted to the general category.
While the Ramagundam Mayor's post has been reserved for the SC communities, the Greater Warangal, Jawahar Nagar, Nizamabad and Bandlaguda corporations' Mayor posts have been allotted to BCs.
The Meerpet Mayor post has been reserved for the ST communities.
Though only 10 of the 13 municipal corporations are going in for elections now (elections will not be conducted now for the Greater Hyderabad, Greater Warangal and Khammam municipal corporations), the government has finalized reservations for all the 13 corporations' Mayor posts.
Out of the 123 municipalities, 120 are going in for elections, and four Municipal Chairperson posts have been reserved for STs, 17 for SCs, 40 for BCs and 62 for the general category.
Of the 62 general seats, 31 have been allotted for women, through a lottery.
As time is not over, reservations have not been finalised for Jadcherla, Nakrekal, Palvancha, Manugur and Mandamarri.
Women will get 1,539 wards, meaning 50% reservation for them this time. STs will have 5.83% and SCs 14.15% of wards reserved for them.
The reservations were finalized based on the 2011 census data, Sridevi said.
The 31 Municipal Chairperson posts reserved for women in the general category are for these Municipalities: Choppadandi, Medak, Peddapalli, Devarakonda, Gajwel, Zaheerabad, Vemulawada, Kothakota, Cherial, Dubbaka, Mothkur, Kothapally, Atmakur, Kamareddy, Tandur, Chennur, Dundigal, Jangaon, Nagarkurnool, Shamshabad, Husnabad, Yellandu, Atchampet, Bhoothpur, Luxettipet, Jammikunta, Manthani, Huzurnagar, Huzurabad, Shankarpally, Kagaznagar, Vikarabad, Kalwakurthy, Shadnagar, Siddipet, Thukkuguda, Suryapet, Pocharam, Dhammaiguda, Adibatla, Kothagudem, Ghatkesar, Chityal, Adilabad, Medchal, Nandikonda, Ameenpur, Mahabubabad, Mirtyalaguda, Tellapur, Sattupalli, Kompally, Kodada, Nagaram, Turkyamjal, Thumkunta, Bollaram, Gundlapochampally, Manikonda, Jalpally, Haliya, Nalgonda
The Municipal Chairperson posts reserved for the BC communities are: Sircilla, Narayanapet, Korutla, Sadasivpet, Chandur, Bheemgal, Armur, Kosgi, Narayankhed, Metpalli, Andol-Jogipet, Jagityal, Gadwal, Nirmal, Raikal, Yellareddy, Mahabubnagar, Sangareddy, Bhainsa, Makthal, Parigi, Wanaparthy, Amarchinta, Pochampally, Sultanabad, Dharmapuri, Narsampet, Ramayampet, Choutuppal, Kodangal, Khanapur, Kollapur, Yadagirigutta, Thoopran, Mancherial, Bhanswada, Alair, Bhongir, Narsapur, Bodhan
The Municipal Chairperson posts reserved for the SC communities are: Kythanapally, Bellampally, Madhira, Parkal, Ibrahimpatnam, Wyra, Ieeja, Pebbair, Naspur, Alampur, Neredcherla, Thorrr, Waddepalle, Bhupalpally, Narsingi, Pedda Amberpet, Tirumalagiri.
And the Municipal Chairperson posts reserved for the ST communities are: Amangal, Wardhannapet, Dornakal, Maripeda