Mohali, January 25: The poll process for the Assembly elections in Punjab started on Tuesday with the issuance of a notification regarding nominations.
Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab, Dr S Karuna Raju said as per the data available on the encore software, only 12 nominations were filed in Punjab till 6 pm on the first day.
Earlier, Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab, Dr S Karuna Raju had said the filing of nomination papers for the upcoming elections would start with the issuance of notification on January 25 (Tuesday) and would continue till February 1.
The scrutiny of nomination will be done on February 2, while the last date of the withdrawal of candidature is February 4.
The nominations for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections would be filed in the office of respective returning officers from 11 am to 3 pm from January 25 to February 1. The nominations papers are to be filed in FORM 2B. Typed nomination papers will also be accepted provided they are in the prescribed format.