Chandigarh, October 18
The State Election Commission, UT, will organize the draw tomorrow for the reservation of the Municipal Corporation (MC) quarters. Elections for the 35 MC constituencies are scheduled for December.
Appointments end of November
The nomination process for the MC elections will begin at the end of November. The elections must be concluded before December 31, 2021, date of the end of the mandate of this corporation.
The draw for the reservation of quarters for Nominees from Listed Castes (SC), including SC Women and Women (General), to be filled by direct election, will take place on October 19 at the UT Guest House.
Due to the Covid-19 protocol, only two people from each political party would be allowed to attend the raffle debates, the commission said.
The nomination process for the MC elections will begin at the end of November. The elections must be concluded before December 31, 2021, the date of the end of the mandate of this corporation.
Elections in 35 wards will be conducted by nine returning officers (ROs) and each RO will be assisted by two assistant returning officers (ROs). In addition, two ORs and four AROs were kept in reserve.
With the merger of 13 villages with the MC in December 2018, the number of neighborhoods increased from 26 to 35. Previously, only nine of the 22 villages were under the jurisdiction of the MC. – TNS