Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, October 19
The State Election Commission, UT, on Tuesday announced reserved wards for MC Chandigarh elections scheduled to be held in December.
The SC reserved wards are 7, 16, 19, 24, 26 , 28 and 31.
The women SC reserved wards are 16, 19 and 28.
The women general reserved wards are 1, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 18, 22 and 23.
The State Election Commission, UT, announced the names after holding the draw of lots for reservation of wards of the MC. The elections to 35 wards of the MC are scheduled for December.
The nomination process for the MC election will start in late November. The elections are to be concluded before December 31, when the term of the present corporation comes to an end.
The elections to 35 wards will be conducted by nine returning officers (ROs) and each RO will be assisted by two assistant returning officers (AROs). Besides, two ROs and four AROs have been kept in reserve.
With the merger of 13 villages with the MC in December 2018, the number of wards increased from 26 to 35. Earlier, only nine of the 22 villages were under the jurisdiction of the MC.
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