Hyderabad, Dec.2 ( Shoukat-PMI): The polling process for the Telangana Assembly elections has been completed peacefully except some sporadic incidents. All the leaders are eagerly waiting for the results. The Election Commission has completed all arrangements for the counting of votes. The counting of votes will take place amidst full security. Prohibitory orders will remain in force across Hyderabad city till the counting of votes is completed.
Hyderabad City Police Commissioner Sandeep Sandilya has issued an order in this regard. Section 144 Cr PC will be in force at the counting centres in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. As part of this, people should not be allowed to stay in groups in one place. No more than five people were ordered to stay in one place. More importantly, people should not be seen in groups within a kilometre of the counting centres.
Also, flags of any party should not be held. Even if anyone is seen with sticks and explosives, strict action will be taken, the CP said.
They were also instructed not to carry out campaigns on the mics. He said they would deal strictly to keep law and order. He said orders had been issued to stop the sale of liquor in the city for 24 hours from the morning of December 3 to till 6 am of December 4. He said besides liquor shops, clubs, restaurants and star hotels would have to act as per the rules. He warned that strict action would be taken if these rules were violated. (Press media of india)