Haryana

HARYANA CIVIC ELECTIONS: 76 CANDIDATES FILES NOMINATION

December 07, 2018 06:36 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

As many as 76 candidates have filed nominations for Mayor and 757 candidates for Municipal Councillors to contest elections in the upcoming elections in five Municipal Corporations and two Municipal Committees of Haryana to be held on December 16, 2018.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of the State Election Commission said that of the total 76 candidates who have filed nomination for Mayor included 43 male and 33 female. These candidates included 11 belonging to Scheduled Castes category, 22 candidates of Backward Classes and Other Backward Classes and 43 candidates of General and Other categories. Among these candidates, one candidate is 8th pass, 28 candidates are matric pass, 10 candidates are ten plus two pass and 12 candidates are graduation and above pass. The average age of candidates is 42 years.

He said that 757 candidates who filed nominations for Municipal Councillors included 389 male and 368 female. These candidates included 212 belonging to Scheduled Castes category, 152 candidates of Backward Classes and Other Backward Classes and 393 candidates of General and Other categories. Among these candidates, 16 candidates as 5th pass, 68 candidates are 8th pass, 341 candidates are matric pass, 154 candidates are ten plus

It is worth mentioning here that general elections of seats of Mayor and Members of all wards of 5 Municipal Corporations including Hisar, Rohtak, Yamuna Nagar, Panipat and Karnal and of 2 Municipal committees including Jakhal Mandi (Fatehabad) and Pundri (Kaithal) would be held on December 16, 2018.

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