Election Office announces venues for filing nominations

Election Office announces venues for filing nominations

The District Election Office has sought nominations for the 11 Assembly constituencies in the district and spelled out venues for filing nominations for these segments. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, January 14

The District Election Office has sought nominations for the 11 Assembly constituencies in the district and spelled out venues for filing nominations for these segments.

Gurpreet Singh Khaira, District Election Officer-cum-Deputy Commissioner, in a communiqué issued here on Friday, stated that as per the election schedule, notification would be issued in the district on January 21, after which the nomination papers could be filed up to January 28.

Subsequently, the scrutiny of nomination papers will be held on January 29 and nominations can be withdrawn on January 31. The Assembly poll will be held on February 14 and the counting of votes will take place on March 10.

As per the plan chalked out, nomination papers for the court room for the Ajnala Assembly constituency in Sub-Divisional Magistrate’s office, Ajnala, office of Acting Officer, Rajasansi, office of Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Majitha, office of Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Baba Bakala, and the BDPO, Jandiala Guru, will be filed for their respective Assembly constituencies. Similarly, office of the Sub-Divisional Magistrate Amritsar-II will serve as the centre for filing nomination papers for the Attari Assembly constituency.

For the five urban seats, the details of nomination centres were also released. As per the details, the nomination papers of the Amritsar North constituency will be filed at the Municipal Commissioner office in Ranjit Avenue; for the Amritsar West in the court room of Sub-Divisional Magistrate Amritsar I; for Amritsar Central constituency in the office of Additional Deputy Commissioner (Urban Development); for the Amritsar East Vidhan Sabha seat in the office of Assistant Commissioner (Grievances); and for the Amritsar South in the office of the Joint Commissioner, Municipal Corporation.

Constituency-wise list of centres

  • Amritsar North: Municipal Commissioner’s office in Ranjit Avenue
  • Amritsar West: Court room of Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Amritsar I
  • Amritsar Central: Office of Addl Dy Commissioner (Urban Development)
  • Amritsar East: Office of Assistant Commissioner (Grievances)
  • Amritsar South: Office of the Joint Commissioner, MC

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