Hyderabad, Jan 28 (PTI) Call it dynasty politics or clan avocation, five members of a family in Telangana have been elected to various posts in a gram panchayat in the first phase of the local body elections held on July 21.Also Read - Liverpool vs Real Madrid Live Streaming UEFA Champions League Final in India: When and Where to Watch Liverpool vs Real Madrid Live Stream Football Match Online on Sony Liv; TV Telecast on Sony Ten

Reddy Shanker was elected as ‘Sarpanch’ of Budampalli Gram Panchayat while his wife, mother, brother and his wife were elected as its ward members, an election official said. Also Read - IOCL Recruitment 2022: Registration For 43 Posts Ends on June 7| Check Salary, Other Details Here

Shanker’s wife was subsequently made upa-sarpanch. Also Read - LIVE Liverpool vs Real Madrid UEFA Champions League Final 2022: Los Blancos Eye 14th European Title

The panchayat has eight wards and with the family alone representing four of them, the upa-sarpanch election was unanimous, the official said.

The second phase of the gram panchayat polls in the state was held on January 25 and third phase scheduled on January 30.

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