– 235 candidates file nominations, 6 nominations canceled, 28 withdraw nominations
– Mrs. Rakesh Sood elected unopposed from Ward No. 7
Hoshiarpur: 235 candidates filed nominations papers for the elections in the 50 wards of Hoshiarpur Municipal Corporation. The nomination papers of 6 candidates were canceled during the scrutiny. Today, 28 candidates withdrew their nomination papers.
In Ward No. 7, the nomination papers of the candidates of PPP and Congress were canceled during scrutiny, thus the BJP candidate Mrs. Rakesh Sood w/o Tikshan Sood was elected as Councillor unopposed.
The elections for 49 wards will be conducted on 22nd Feb, 2015 and the result will be declared on 26th Feb, 2015. 200 candidates are in fray in the 49 wards of Hoshiarpur.