Chandigarh, December 23
The elections for the Chandigarh Municipal Company will probably be held right here on Friday, it was introduced on Thursday.
About 6.3 lakh voters, together with three lakh girls, are eligible to forged votes.
Officers mentioned all needed preparations, together with these associated to safety, have been made to make sure easy polling.
The variety of wards has elevated from 26 in 2016 to 35 now and 694 polling cubicles have been arrange.
Over 3,000 policemen will probably be on obligation to implement tight safety preparations.
The ballot timings will probably be from 7.30 am to five pm. There are 203 candidates within the fray whose electoral destiny will probably be declared on December 27.
Historically, the municipal election — held each 5 years — sees a locking of horns between the BJP and the Congress, however with the entry of Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP), the competition this time will probably be three-cornered.
The Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) holds majority within the present Home.
Within the final MC elections, BJP had gained 20 seats and its erstwhile ally Shiromani Akali Dal gained one. Congress had managed to win solely 4 seats.
The BJP is preventing election on plank of its “achievements” in previous 5 years.
Then again, Congress and AAP have focused the BJP for allegedly failing to undertake growth work and have criticised it over metropolis taking place within the ‘Swachh Survekshan’ (a rating for cleanliness) rankings.
The 2 events additionally focused BJP for not resolving the problem of Dadu Majra dumping floor and likewise raised points like rise in costs of important commodities. PTI