Ellenabad: 19 in bypoll fray

Ellenabad: 19 in bypoll fray

TribuneNews Service

Hisar, October 13

Two candidates withdrew their nomination forms today leaving a total of 19 candidates in the fray in the Ellenabad byelection in Sirsa district.

The district administration spokesperson informed that two Independent candidates Bhagwan Pal Singh and Sant Lal have withdrawn their candidature on the last day of withdrawal of nomination forms today.

Now, 12 Independents and seven nominees of various political parties have been left in the contest.

The main fight is among Abhay Singh Chautala (INLD), Gobind Kanda (BJP) and Pawan Beniwal (Congress). Besides, some other parties including People’s Party of India (Democratic), Right to Recall Party, Bharatiya Sant Mat Party and Bhartiya Janraj Party have also fielded their candidates.

Savita Kalal, the lone woman candidate, has filed nomination as an Independent. Interestingly, among the Independents, namesakes of INLD candidate Abhay Singh Chautala and Congress candidate Pawan Kumar Beniwal are also in the fray.

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