Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has completed the first randomisation of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and were sent to the returning officers.
The corporation would conduct the second phase of randomisation prior to the election after the end of the nomination date to enhance the transparency.
The final list of candidates will be finalised after November 19.
The exercise of two-stage randomisation of Electronic EVMs and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) for Hyderabad district covering 15 Assembly constituencies would be taken up on November 12 and 13.
The First Level Checking (FLC) of EVMs and VVPATs had been carried out at Victory Play Ground, Chaderghat last month in the presence of representatives of recognised political parties where Telangana Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar and Hyderabad District Election Officer M. Dana Kishore took part.
All electronic voting machines and VVPATs for 15 Assembly constituencies are presently stored in the indoor complex of VPG in the presence of strong security round the clock.
The civic body officials said that a two-stage randomisation of EVMs and VVPATs will also be done next week....