Koraput, April 5: Andhra Pradesh has declared Mandal and Zilla Parishad election within Kotia group of villages that belong to Odisha.
Andhra’s state election officer has issued a formal notification on April 1 in this regard.
The notification read, polling would be conducted for Talaganjeipadar and Patachenuru village on April 8 and vote counting would be held on April 10.
G T W A High School has been chosen as the polling booth for Patachenuru Gram Panchayat and ITDA new building has been selected to be the polling centre for Ganjeibhadra Gram Panchayat.
Andhra Pradesh had conducted the first phase of election on February 13 trespassing into the Odisha territory. Opposing it, Odisha Government had filed a contempt petition in the Supreme Court. Despite this, neighbouring Andhra Pradesh has ventured into Odisha’s territorial jurisdiction.