Campaigning expected to pick up pace in Amritsar as filing of papers begin

Campaigning expected to pick up pace in Amritsar as filing of papers begin

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Tribune News Service

Amritsar, January 24

Electioneering is expected to intensify in the coming days as candidates contesting the Assembly poll would be able to file their nominations with the Returning Officer of their respective constituency from Tuesday.

The candidates would be able to file their nominations till February 1. However, January 26 and January 30 being public holidays, the nominations would not be filed on these days.

The scrutiny of nomination papers would be done on February 2. Candidates desiring to withdraw their nominations would be able to do so till February 4.

The political picture in all 11 constituencies of the district would partly become clear when the nomination process is completed. Since many candidates contesting as Independents, as they are miffed with their respective parties for not getting the ticket, withdraw their nominations at the last moment, the final picture would be revealed only after February 4.

Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election Officer Gurpreet Singh Khaira said only two persons would be allowed inside the Returning Officer’s room along with the candidate at the time of submitting of nominations. Candidates will also be able to complete formalities related with the nominations by visiting the online portal https://suvidha.eci.gov.in. After completing the process, candidates can take a printout of the form and submit it with the Returning Officer.

The candidates contesting from Ajnala would be able to file nominations at the court room of Subdivisional Magistrate (SDM) Ajnala; Rajasansi at officer of Executive Officer Rajasansi; Majitha at SDM office Majitha; Jandiala at Room Number 110 at District Administrative Complex; Attari at SDM office Amritsar-II; Baba Bakala at SDM office, Baba Bakala.

Further, the candidates from Amritsar North would be able to submit nominations at the office of the Municipal Commissioner, Amritsar West, at court room of SDM Amritsar-I; Amritsar Central at ADC (development) office; Amritsar East at Assistant Commissioner (grievances) at room number 160 of DAC; and Amritsar South at office of Joint Commissioner, Municipal Corporation.

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