The process for elections to the 42 Lok Sabha seats in both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana as well as the 175-member Andhra Pradesh Assembly began on Monday with the election authorities issuing the notifications.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Gopal Krishna Dwivedi issued notification for the election of 25 Lok Sabha seats and 175 Assembly seats.

Rajat Kumar, CEO of Telangana, issued notification for the election of 17 Lok Sabha seats in the state. In both states, a single phase election` will be held on April 11.

 Nominations will be accepted between 11 AM and 3 PM until March 25. Nominations will not be accepted in these two days due to Holi on March 21 and Sundays on 24th. Nomination papers will be examined the next day. The date for withdrawal of nomination papers is March 28.