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1,767 polling stations to be set, says Vizianagaram Collector

418 villages identified as sensitive, 135 hypersensitive and 85 naxal-hit Additional forces to be deployed at vulnerable points for peaceful polling

VIZIANAGARAM: District Collector B. Kishore released the list of reservations for MPP, MPTCs and ZPTCs on Saturday night.

He said that 1,767 polling stations would be set up for the 546 MPTCs and 34 ZPTCs, elections for which would be held on June 28. Filing of nominations would be from June 13 to 17, scrutiny on June 18, objections, if any, and withdrawals on June 19 and 20.

The final list would be announced on June 21.

Following is the revised list of reservations for MPPs and ZPTCs: MPPs Unreserved: Badangi, Denkada, Garividi, Kothavalasa, Merakamudidam, and Pachipenta. Unreserved (women): Bobbili, Cheepurupalli and Sitanagaram. BC (general): Bhogapuram, Bondapalli, Gajapathinagaram, Gantyada, Garugubilli Gurla, Kurupam, Makkuva, Poosapatirega, Salur, Therlam and Vepada. BC (women): Balijipeta, Jami, L. Kota, Jiyyammavalasa, Nellimarla and Vizianagaram. SC (general): Mentada and Parvathipuram. SC (women): Dattirajeru. ST (general): S. Kota, G.L. Puram and Komarada. ST (women): Ramabharapuram.

ZPTCs Unreserved: Dattirajru, Gajapathinagarm, Kurupam, L. Kota, Salur and Nellimarla. Unreserved (women): Therlam and Vepeda. BC (general): Badangi, Balijipeta, Cheepurupalli, Denkada, Komarada, Merakamudidam, Ramabhadrapuram, Poosapatirega, S Kota, Sitanagaram and Vizianagaram. BC (women): Bhogapuram, Bobbili, G.L. Puram, Garivid, Gurla, Kothavalasa, and Pachipenta. SC (general): Gantyada, Garugubilli and Jami. SC (women): Bondapalli. ST (general): Jiyyammavalasa, Makkuva and Parvathipuram. ST (women): Mentada.