Special Correspondent

HYDERABAD: A voluntary agency working towards free and fair polls, Election Watch, on Tuesday announced that it would soon launch a campaign for improving voter awareness and to this effect, launched a helpline with the number 040-42203804 to clear people’s doubts about the GHMC elections and to pass on information about any irregularities.

At a press conference here, the agency’s convener M. Veda Kumar said that people needed to be extra careful in the elections while selecting the candidate. They should not fall a prey to muscle and money power and liquor, he said. He saidwhile the landline would be manned up to 6 p.m., till end of campaign, a mobile with the number 90105-94834 would also be available for people to communicate with Election Watch.

Volunteers of some like-minded organisations would tour the wards, making voters take a pledge that they would not be enticed with money and liquor.