Why is Hyderabad civic body poll crucial?

Counting of votes to determine the winner of the high-stakes Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has begun. The lead up to the GHMC polling saw a vociferous campaign. Bolstered by its victory in the bypoll to Dubbak Assembly constituency, the BJP conducted a spirited campaign. The BJP highlighted the TRS's "alliance" with the AIMIM and sought votes to more