Thursday, December 25, 2008

Papers filed for Lok Satta president's post

HYDERABAD: Lok Satta president Jayaprakash Narayan, general secretary D.V.S.S. Varma and Greater Hyderabad Mahila Satta president Akula Maharani on Wednesday filed their nominations for the post of party president.

Nandipeta Ravinder, the incumbent, filed his papers for the post of Greater Hyderabad unit’s president.

All three nominations for the party chief’s post were submitted to V. Ramachandraiah, chairman, election authority, a press release issued by the party said.

A candidate contesting the State president’s post should have the support of at least 1,000 active members.

Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan is backed by 1,438, Mr. Varma by 1,230 and Ms. Maharani by 1,131 active members from districts.

December 25 is the last date for filing nominations. The final candidates in the fray will be announced after scrutiny on December 26.

Elections will be conducted during January 4 to 7 and the results announced on January 9.

Courtesy: The Hindu

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