The Telangana State Election Commission Constituted It was formed under the Constitution of India as per the provisions of the 73rd and 74th Amendments Acts of 1992.
Election Commission of India appointed K Dharma Reddy as secretary to Telangana State Election Commission. It may be noted that separate election commission was formed.
All Local Body elections of Telangana are conducted by TSEC (Telangana State Election Commission)
The Election commission is headed by a State Election Commissioner appointed by the Governor of Telangana. State Election Commissioner holds his term for five years. Usually, Commissioners are appointed in the rank of Secretary to Govt. of Telangana.
Telangana State Election Commission Roles
The Telangana Election Commission monitors the work relating to the conduct of General Elections and Bye-Elections to the House of People from Telangana, T.S. Legislative Assembly and T.S. Legislative Council.
This includes preparation and updation of Electoral Rolls, Issue of Photo Identity Cards to Electors, rationalization/re-organization of Polling Stations, voters’ education, implementation of Model Code of Conduct, the Election Laws and the instructions issued by the Election Commission of India from time to time.
Elections to the Rural and Urban bodies of Telangana are held by both direct and indirect elections. The sole controlling authority rests on the Telangana State Election Commission.
Electoral rolls are as per the electoral rolls of Telangana Legislative Assembly constituency. Polling stations are then identified based on the rolls. Following the notification for elections, similar norms followed as for the assembly elections.
Telangana State Election Commission official website: TSEC website