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Punjab

355 nominations found valid after scrutiny of nomination papers in Punjab: Sibin C

Kaumimarg Bureau | May 15, 2024 09:30 PM

Chandigarh-Punjab Chief Electoral Officer Sibin C on Wednesday said that after the scrutiny of nomination papers for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, the nomination papers of 355 candidates have been found valid. A total of 466 candidates filed 598 nominations for the 13 Lok Sabha seats in the state from May 7 to May 14.

Providing further details, CEO Sibin C said that in Gurdaspur, 40 candidates had filed 60 nomination papers, out of which the papers of 29 candidates were found valid.

In Amritsar, 43 candidates filed 53 nomination papers, out of which the papers of 33 candidates were found valid.

In Khadoor Sahib, 35 candidates filed 43 nomination papers, out of which the papers of 30 candidates were found valid.

In Jalandhar, 27 candidates filed 35 nomination papers, out of which the papers of 20 candidates were found valid.

In Hoshiarpur, 23 candidates filed 27 nomination papers, out of which the papers of 19 candidates were found valid.

In Anandpur Sahib, 41 candidates filed 56 nomination papers, out of which the papers of 29 candidates were found valid.

In Ludhiana, 57 candidates filed 70 nomination papers, and the nominations of 44 candidates were found valid.

In Fatehgarh Sahib, 23 candidates filed 33 nomination papers, out of which the nominations of 15 candidates were found valid.

In Faridkot, 34 candidates filed 41 nomination papers, out of which the papers of 30 candidates were found valid.

In Ferozepur, 41 candidates filed 48 nomination papers, out of which the papers of 33 candidates were found valid.

In Bathinda, 30 candidates filed 40 nomination papers, out of which the nominations of 20 candidates were found valid.

In Sangrur, 38 candidates filed 43 nomination papers, out of which the papers of 26 candidates were found valid.

In Patiala, 34 candidates filed 49 nomination papers, out of which the papers of 27 candidates found valid.

Sibin C said that the withdrawal of nominations can be done by May 17, after which the final list of candidates contesting for the 13 Lok Sabha seats will be released.

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