People's Democracy(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
July 09, 2006
Increases Its Position In
AP Panchayat Raj Bodies
the two-phase elections held to panchayat raj bodies in the state, the CPI(M)
has improved its position. It has secured 334 Mandal Parishad Territorial
Constituencies (MPTC) against 1622 seats it contested. Out of the 137 candidates
put up by the Party in Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituencies (ZPTC), 27
candidates have won. The Party has
contested these elections with understanding with other political parties in
some of the constituencies it has put up its candidates. Compared to the
position the CPI(M) secured in the elelctions held last, its tally has increased
from 294 to 334 in MPTCs and from 15 to 27 in ZPTCs.
Further details are awaited at the time of writing this report.