New Delhi: In the latest update, The Chief Election Commission (EC) is likely to discuss the issue of holding early elections in Telangana, where the state cabinet has resolved to dissolve the legislative assembly here on Friday.
A senior EC official said the commission met every Tuesday and Friday to discuss a variety of issues and the matter of holding elections in the southern state may come up for discussion at the next meeting.
"Issues like festivals, examinations and weather conditions will be discussed before arriving at a final conclusion," the official said. The term of the Telangana assembly was till June, 2019.
A resolution recommending the dissolution of the assembly before its term ended was adopted at a meeting of the state Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Thursday afternoon, putting the state on election mode.