District Collector V.Sheshadri on Sunday evening declared the reservation of wards in Narsipatnam municipal council.

The declaration for ST/SC/BC and women supersedes all the previous notifications and in exercise of power vested in him as the Collector and District Magistrate under Section 10 of Andhra Pradesh Municipalities Act 1965.

According to the notification, of the total of 27 wards, Ward no.19 is reserved for ST (general); Ward 3 is for SC (women) and 11 and 16 are for SC (general); Ward 2, 18, 23 and 25 are reserved for BC (women), 7, 13, 14, 17 and 26 are earmarked for BC (general); Wards 1,4, 5,6,8,10,22 and 27 are reserved Women (general) and 9,12,15,20,21 and 24 are unreserved.