Panchayat elections 2018 : Nominations to be scrutinized today
The process of filing nomination papers for the upcoming panchayat elections ended on December 19.The State Election on Thursday will scrutinize the nomination papers.
A total number of 2494 nominations papers have been filed for the post of Sarpanchas and 5772 nominations papers filed for the post of Panchs in the state up to December 19.
There are a total number of 12787395 registered voters in the state for these elections, out of which there are 6688245 male, 6066245 female and 97 third gender voters.
According to spokesperson of the State Election Commissioner,the date for withdrawal of the nominations would be December 21, 2018 which would also be the date for allotting the election symbols to the candidates.
The voting would be held on 30 December, 2018 from 8 AM till 4 PM and counting of votes would be held same day. State Election Commission has established 17,268 polling booths for panchayat elections.
– PTC News