Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Five nominations filed on third day including three independents in Ludhiana

Now total eight candidates have filed their nominations so far including three independents on second day of nomination- May 8.

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Five candidates submitted their nomination papers on the third day of filing nominations on Wednesday. These included three independent candidates, one from Aam Lok Party United and Sarvjan Sewa Party.

 

The candidates who submitted the nomination papers today with the District Election Officer (DEO)-cum-Deputy Commissioner (DC) Sakshi Sawhney included Devinder Singh (47) from Aam Lok Party United, Gursewak Singh (51) from Sarvjan Sewa Party,  Jai Parkash Jain (45), Simrandeep Singh (34) and Ravinder Pal Singh (34) as independent candidates.

 

While submitting nominations, the candidates also took the pledge to abide by the constitution of India, uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India and follow the guidelines issued by the Election Commission of India.

 

Now total eight candidates have filed their nominations so far including three independents on (second day of nomination- May 8). No nomination was filed on first day (May 7).

 

DEO Sawhney stated that the Gazette notification for the elections was issued on Tuesday (May 7). Candidates can file their nominations till May 14, 2024 (Tuesday), and the scrutiny of nominations will take place on May 15, 2024 (Wednesday).

 

Candidates can withdraw their nominations till May 17, 2024 (Friday).  DEO Sawhney also mentioned that nominations can be filed between 11 AM and 3 PM on any of the notified days, except public holidays, from May 7 to May 14, 2024. She clarified that May 10, 2024 (tomorrow) being Lord Parshuram Jayanti, is not a holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881. Therefore, candidates can submit their nomination papers on that day. However, May 11, 2024, being the second Saturday, and May 12, 2024, being Sunday, are holidays under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881. Therefore, nomination papers cannot be submitted on these days.

 

The polling day is scheduled for June 1, 2024 (Saturday) in Punjab, with the counting of votes set for June 4, 2024 (Tuesday) across the country, including Punjab. The final date for the completion of elections is June 6, 2024 (Thursday). The polling hours are from 7 AM to 6 PM.


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