Panchayat polls: SEC Nimmagadda expresses dissatisfaction over Panchayat Raj officials
State Election Commissioner Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar has expressed dissatisfaction over Panchayat Raj officials for not attending the meeting on Friday to discuss various issues related to the panchayat elections. Speaking to the media on Saturday, Ramesh stated that the Panchayat Raj Department had assured the High Court for handing over 2021 electoral rolls to the State Election Commission (SEC). In the absence of 2021 electoral rolls, the SEC would hold panchayat elections with 2019 electoral rolls, he mentioned. He termed Chief Secretary Aditya Nath Das and DGP Gautam Sawang as upright officials with honesty and integrity.