Hyderabad: Balladeer Gaddar on Thursday met Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Dr Rajat Kumar and requested him to provide security as he was keen on organizing voting awareness programmes across the State from November 15.
Later, speaking to the media, he said he will start his awareness programmes from Adilabad or Khammam. “I want to bring about awareness among the people on the importance of casting vote and have sought the CEO’s permission to tour the State. I requested the CEO to provide extra security for my tour,” he said.
Gaddar declared that he will contest from Gajwel Assembly constituency in the coming election as an independent candidate.