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Haryana issues poll schedule for seven new MCs; voting on June 2
Tribune News Service

Dharam Vir, Haryana State Election Commissioner
Dharam Vir, Haryana 
State Election Commis-

Chandigarh, May 9
Elections to the newly-formed municipal corporations of Ambala, Panchkula, Karnal, Panipat, Hisar, Rohtak and Yamuna Nagar will be held on June 2. The election to the Municipal Committee of Kalanaur (Rohtak) and Farukh Nagar (Gurgaon), bypolls in Ward No. 3 of Municipal Council Narwana (Jind) and Ward No. 7 of Municipal Committee Gharaunda (Karnal) will also be held the same day.

Adressing a press conference here today, Haryana State Election Commissioner Dharam Vir said that with the announcement of the election date, the model code of conduct has come into force in the area of the municipal corporation or committee where the elections will be held. No officer or official connected with election work will be transferred till completion of the election process, he said.

The Election Commissioner said the Returning Officer will publish a notice on May 10 for inviting nominations and nominations papers can be presented from May 16 to 21. During the same period, the list of nominations papers received will be posted.

Nominations papers will be scrutinised from May 22 and the last date for withdrawal of candidature will be May 23 after which an election symbol will be allotted to the contesting candidate. The list of contesting candidates along with polling stations will be posted the same day. The poll, if any, would be held on June 2.

“Counting of votes will take place on June 4 for municipal corporations while counting will take place immediately after the election on June 2 in the case of municipal committees. The election result would be declared immediately after the completion of counting,” Dharam Vir said, adding that EVMs will be used. The electoral rolls of these municipal corporations will be published on April 5 and hosted on the website.





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