Ludhiana, January 25, In view of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha elections 2022 scheduled for February 20, the process of filing nominations started in district Ludhiana today. On the first day, a total of 5 candidates from different constituencies filed their nominations today.
District Election Officer-cum-Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma informed that today, Darshan Singh Shivalik and Paramjit Kaur from Shiromani Akali Dal filed their nomination papers from 66-Gill (SC) constituency, while Manpreet Singh Ayali and Harkinder Singh from Shiromani Akali Dal and Davinder Singh from Aam Lok Party United filed their nomination papers from 68-Dakha constituency.
The DEO-cum-DC said that as per the stipulated norms laid down by the Election Commission of India (ECI), only three persons including the candidate would be allowed to enter at the Returning Officers (RO’s) room where the nominations for the polls would be filed by them from January 25 to February 1, 2022 between 11am to 3 pm. He said that nominations would not be taken on January 26, 2022 and January 30, 2022 on account of public holidays.
He said that the candidates would not be allowed to carry mobiles inside the RO’s room.
He said that proper videography of the nomination process would be ensured besides public address system, digital clock and other arrangements would be fully readied inside RO’s room to ensure complete transparency.
Sharma asked them to clearly demarcate periphery of 100 meters by displaying boards, cameras, parking area, barricading, RO’s room along with instructions of ECI.
He said that elaborate arrangements would also be made to ensure that the nomination process organized in a smooth, free and fair manner. He said that nominations for the polls would be received by respective Returning Officers in their designated offices from 11 am to 3 pm.
The nominations for 57-Khanna constituency can be filed with Returning Officer (RO) Manjeet Kaur, SDM Khanna at Court Room of SDM Khanna in Tehsil Complex Khanna, for 58-Samrala with RO Vikramjeet Singh Panthey, SDM Samrala at Court Room of SDM Samrala office, Samrala, for 59-Sahnewal with RO Veneet Kumar SDM Ludhiana (East) at Court Room of SDM Ludhiana (East) in District Administrative Complex, Ludhiana, for 60-Ludhiana (East) with RO Dr. Ankur Mahindroo, Joint Commissioner Municipal Corporation(MC) Ludhiana at Room no 52, municipal corporation ludhiana zone A office, near mata rani chowk ludhiana, for 61-Ludhiana South with RO Amit Kumar Panchal ADC (Development) Ludhiana at the office of ADC (D) in District Administrative Complex Ludhiana, for 62-Atam Nagar with RO Poonam Preet Kaur, Joint Commissioner-2 Municipal Corporation(MC) Ludhiana at Room No 6, 2nd floor, MC Zone C office, Gill Road, Ludhiana, for 63-Ludhiana Central with RO Shikha Bhagat, Additional Chief Administrator; GLADA, Ludhiana at Room No 202, first floor, GLADA Office, Ferozepur Road, Ludhiana, for 64-Ludhiana West with Sandeep Kumar, ADC (Urban Development) Ludhiana at Room no 129, first floor, District Administrative complex, Ludhiana, for 65-Ludhiana North with RO Preetinder Singh Bains, Estate Officer, GLADA, Ludhiana at Room no 301, second floor, GLADA, Office Ludhiana, for 66-Gill with RO Narinder Singh Dhaliwal, Secretary, RTA Ludhiana at Meeting Hall, Panchayat Bhawan, Zila Parishad Complex, Ludhiana, for 67-Payal with RO Deepjot Kaur, SDM Payal at Court Room, SDM Office Payal, for 68-Dakha with RO Jagdeep Sehgal, SDM Ludhiana (West) at Court Room, SDM Ludhiana (West) Office, District Administrative Complex, Ludhiana, for 69-Raikot with RO Gurbir Singh Kohli, SDM Raikot at Court Room of SDM Raikot office, Raikot, and nominations for 70-Jagraon constituency can be filed with Returning Officer Vikas Hira, SDM Jagraon at Court Room, SDM office Jagraon.
He said that proper security personnel including local police, CAPF would be deployed to ensure Model Code of Conduct enforced strictly during nominations.