Tribune News Service
Mohali, February 17
Repoll at two booths—No 32 and 33—of Ward 10 was held at St Soldier School, Phase 7 here, on Wednesday.
The State Election Commission (SEC) had ordered repolling in two booths of Ward 10, from where state minister Balbir Singh Sidhu’s brother Amarjeet Singh Jeeti Sidhu is contesting the MC election.
The elections were declared void by the SEC on Monday.
Also read: Repoll in 2 booths of Ward 10 today
Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Electoral Officer Girish Dalayan said a complaint regarding alleged electoral malpractices was lodged on February 15 by a candidate, who sought re-polling.
The SEC, after perusal of the report, found that the polling process of the booths was vitiated, and ordered repoll and rescheduled the counting for the MC election.
The counting of votes will be held on Thursday.
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