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    Residents in certain areas of Old City are in a frenzy over polling booth locations.

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    Some voters in Old City are unsure about which Lok Sabha constituency their vote falls under, as they are located near the border of Hyderabad and Secunderabad segments. The confusion is worsened by the lack of voter slips being distributed by GHMC staff. Activists are calling for election authorities to educate voters before the elections.

    Traditionally AIMIM supporters in these areas are also unsure about whom to vote for, adding to the confusion. Each Lok Sabha constituency consists of seven assembly constituencies, with Hyderabad including Karwan, Malakpet, Goshamahal, Charminar, Chandrayangutta, Yakutpura, and Bahadurpura; and Secunderabad including Nampally, Musheerabad, Amberpet, Khairtabad, Jubilee Hills, Sanath Nagar, and Secunderabad.

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    Despite Nampally being separated from Asif Nagar Assembly constituency in 2009, some voters in Nampally and Tolichowki are still unsure about their Lok Sabha segment. Activists are working to raise awareness among voters in these areas about which segment they fall under.

    There is confusion among voters in areas like Murad Nagar, Zeba Bagh, Asif Nagar, Syed Ali Guda, Sabir Nagar, Alapati Nagar, Dilshad Nagar, Mallepally, Bazar Ghat, Habeeb Nagar, and Agha Pura about whether they fall under Hyderabad or Secunderabad. Efforts are being made to inform voters through social media and other means.

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    Residents like Mohammed Majid Ali from Asif Nagar are realizing that their traditional votes for MIM may actually belong to the Nampally segment of Secunderabad. Similarly, parts of Tolichowki fall under different assembly constituencies, leading to confusion among voters.

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    Political analyst Asif Hussain Sohail emphasizes the importance of election authorities addressing these issues to help voters understand which segment their vote falls under. Voter education is crucial in ensuring that all voters are aware of where their vote counts in the Lok Sabha elections.

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