Special Correspondent

SCs allotted 201 seats, 91 reserved for STs

HYDERABAD: As many as 373 of the 1,098 mandals have been reserved for backward classes, 201 for SCs and 91 for STs in the coming panchayat elections.

The reservations for Zilla Parishad chairperson's posts and mandals were announced by Panchayat Raj Commissioner S.E.Sekhar Babu here on Monday. Two posts of ZP chairpersons were reserved for STs (including one for women), four for SCs and seven for BCs. One post among SCs and two among BCs are for women. The District Collectors will announce the reservations for ZPTCs and MPTCs in the next few days.