Thursday, September 17, 2015

One fails scrutiny, two candidatures kept pending out of 79 nominations received in East Sikkim

Gangtok, 17 Sept [IPR]: Scrutiny of nomination papers of 79 candidates from the three municipal bodies going to polls in East Sikkim was taken up by the Municipal Returning Officer, East today in the presence of the candidates. Following the scrutiny, nominations of all 54 candidates in the fray for Gangtok Municipal Corporation were accepted. The GMC has 17 wards.
Meanwhile, while the nomination papers of 11 candidates of Singtam Nagar Panchayat have been accepted, one candidature has been rejected and one candidature has been kept pending for disposal tomorrow.
In case of Rangpo Nagar Panchayat, out of 12 candidates, 11 nominations have been accepted and one candidature has been kept pending for disposal tomorrow.
It may be mentioned that the last date for withdrawal is 3 pm, 19 September. After the withdrawal deadline, symbols will be allotted to the contesting candidates.

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