Hyderabad, Sept.22 : The membership drive that extended for a month came to an end on September 20 midnight with a whopping 12.3 lakhs applications being registered for membership, said Raju P. Nair, Pradesh Returning Officer for Telangana Youth Congress elections. The Youth Congress cadre worked tirelessly from the membership starting date.
The membership was fully online through the With IYC app. In the next phase, the memberships will be verified thoroughly. The memberships were identified with the One Time Password that was allotted for each membership. the membership applications with the duplicate mobile numbers and wrong OTP combination will be put on hold. The ID proof submitted with the membership will also be verified by the IYC during this process. With the number exceeding 12 lakhs this process will take atleast a month, said Raju P. Nair. The memberships put on hold will be given a few days to update their documents after the verification process to make sure that genuine members are not left out. The announcement of the result will be made only after the scrutiny of the memberships is over and may extent to the first week of November.
The results for all committees will be announced only after this process, said Raju. The top three contestants who get the highest number of votes will be called for an interview by a panel consisting of Pradesh Returning Officer, Election Commissioner In Charge and the General Secretary In Charge of the organisation and the State President will be announced. Approximate 1550 candidates contested in State, District and Assembly level in the internal election. (NSS)