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Posted at: Jun 13, 2019, 7:11 AM; last updated: Jun 13, 2019, 10:15 AM (IST)

59 in fray for Talwara Nagar Panchayat poll

59 in fray for Talwara Nagar Panchayat poll

Our Correspondent

Talwara, June 12

A total of 60 candidates had filed nominations for Talwara Nagar Panchayat poll. After scrutiny, which was held today, one nomination was cancelled.

Mukerian Returning Officer (RO) Tehsildar Kirandeep Singh Bhullar and Assistant Returning Officer (ARO) Gursewak Chander told that for the Talwara Nagar Panchayat, 14 candidates had filed nomination on June 10 while on June 11, 46 candidates filed nominations. In all, 60 nominations were filed.

The nomination of Sanjeev Minhas, the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate, who was contesting the elections from Ward No 8, was rejected because he had his vote registered at two different places. Now his covering candidate Shivam Sharma would contest the elections.

Now 59 candidates are left in the fray. The Returning Officer said: “The nominations can be withdrawn till Thursday. Election symbols will be allocated to the candidates on Thursday. Voting will be held on June 21 and the results for the same shall be declared immediately after polling.

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