Chandigarh, March 24
On the last day of withdrawal of nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha election, none of the five candidates withdrew their nominations. As a result, all five who had filed nominations for the biennial election were declared winners unopposed.
Returning Officer-cum-Secretary, Vidhan Sabha, Surinder Pal said the biennial election process was being carried out under the supervision of Punjab Chief Electoral Officer Dr S Karuna Raju, who had been appointed Observer by the Election Commission of India.
He said as none of the candidates withdrew their nomination papers by 3 pm on March 24, Sandeep Kumar Pathak and Raghav Chadha (first cycle), Harbhajan Singh, Ashok Mittal and Sanjeev Arora (second cycle) were declared winner unopposed. A report in this regard had been sent to the EC, he added. —
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