Hyderabad: The oath taking ceremony of the newly elected corporators of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) was completed here this morning with Presiding Officer Swetha Mohanthy conducting the proceedings. Election Observer Sandeep Kumar Sultania monitored the proceedings.
Following the appeal from Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party, the oath taking ceremony was conducted as a group and not for individual candidates. The same appeal was supported by MIM and BJP parties.
Accordingly, candidates were given the option of taking the oath in Telugu, Hindi, Urdu and English.
As of now, out of 44 ex officio members, 32 have arrived at the venue. All the 149 corporators have taken the oath. Elections to the Mayor and Deputy Mayor posts will be held at 12.30 pm.
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