The State Election Commission has deferred the election in five gram panchayats affected by floods in Polavaram mandal of West Godavari district. The election will take place in the villages of Chegondipalli, Kondrukota, Tutigunta, Koruturu and Polavaram on July 31 instead of the scheduled date of July 27 as per the directives of the Election Commission, according to Collector and District Election officer Siddharth Jain.