1.97 lakh voters to exercise franchise in Patiala district

1.97 lakh voters to exercise franchise in Patiala district

Patiala, February 12

As campaigning came to an end today, it is now over to 1.97 lakh voters who will select representatives of 92 wards of Rajpura, Nabha, Patran and Samana councils of Patiala district on February 14.

Officials in the district administration said as many as 1,97,812 voters, including 94,334 women and 20 of third gender, would cast their votes.

“The administration has set up 190 polling booths. As many as 438 candidates are contesting the elections,” said officials.

“Of the total candidates, there are 125 Independents. The Congress is contesting on 92 seats, the AAP on 88, the SAD on 66, and the BJP on 64 seats,” officials added.

“Voting on February 14 will continue from 8 am till 4 pm while results will be announced on February 17,” officials added. — TNS

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