The Election Commission of India took the issue of Votes deletion in Hyderabad area very seriously. From past few days' opposition parties of Telangaana alleging about deletion of lakhs of names from the electoral rolls under the GHMC limits. The Opposition has been alleging that the TRS had set an agenda of mass deletion of names from the voters list fearing defeat in elections. They also alleged that sevaeral officials of GHMC working favour to ruling party. EC also received bunch complaints against Chief Electoral Officer Bhanwar Lal and GHMC commissioner Somesh Kumar over deletion of votes.
The Election Commission of India sprang into action and it has deputed a 14 member team to look into the matter. The 14-member team led by the Chief Electoral Officer of West Bengal split into different groups and began preliminary enquiries in the Assembly constituencies falls under GHMC. Opposition parties alleging that Bhanwarlal and Somesh Kumar were behaving like TRS agents removed nearly 7 lakh votes so far. They added notices were issued to another 19 lakh voters for deletion of votes. Congress party leader Marri Sashidhar Reddy pointed out 25,000 names were deleted from voters lists in Sanatnagar constituency though they were eligible to vote.
If the allegations made by oppsotion proves true many big heads in GHMC would roll by Election Comission.The yet to be announced GHMC polls are considered to be prestigious for TRS.