The new Corporators have to wait for a month


The newly elected Corporators have to wait for another 20 days to see their names officially in the state Gazette.

The meetings of the new council is going to start after February 10 that is around 50 days.

The names of the Corporators will be published in the Telangana State Gazette after January 10, 2021. The first meeting of the new GHMC council would be held within a month of publication of their names in the Gazette.

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor of the GHMC would be elected in the council’s maiden meeting. On the day of its first meeting, the five-year term of the new civic body would commence.

If the names of the elected members were to be published in the Gazette before January 10, 2021, the first meeting must be conducted before February 10, 2021.

The existing body would have to be dissolved. However, as per constitutional provisions, the existing body cannot be dissolved before the expiry of its five-year term — slated on February 10, 2021.

The BJP leaders have urged Election Commissioner C Parthasarathi to publish the list of elected ward members of the GHMC in the Gazette immediately.

The party emphasised that it was mandatory to add the elected members’ names in the Gazette soon after the election results were declared, so as to enable the first meeting of the urban local body.