TWO NOMINATIONS FOR ZILA PARISHAD AND FIVE FOR PANCHAYAT SAMITI REJECTED DURING SCRUTINY OF PAPERS

Jalandhar 10 September (Jaswinder Azad)- Candidature of two candidates for Zila Parishad and five for Panchayat Samiti were rejected during the scrutiny of nomination papers of 755 candidates who have filed papers for the elections of Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti in the district.
Divulging the details, a spokesperson of the office of Chief Electoral Officer Jalandhar said that out of 83 nominations received for Zila Parishad two were rejected during scrutiny. The spokesman further said that out of total 672 nominations received for Panchayat Samiti five were rejected. One nomination each in Jalandhar West, Rurkan Kalan and Naokdar were rejected while two were rejected for Nurmahal Panchayat Samiti.
The spokesperson further said that the date of withdrawal of candidature of the nominations was September 11 which would also be the date for allotting the election symbols to the candidates. He said that the voting would be held on September 19 from 8 am till 4 pm and counting of votes would be held on September 22.

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