Notification regarding Shahkot Bye election will be issued today
Nomination process will commence immediately after the notification
Chandigarh, May 2:
Notification regarding Shahkot Bye election will be issued on may 3rd, 2018. After the notification, Nomination process will also started immediately.
Disclosing this here Chief Electoral Officer Punjab, Dr. S Karuna Raju said that notification will be issued in this regard on May 3, 2018 and Nomination process will start immediately after that. Last date of submission of Nomination Papers will be May 10, 2018. He said that due to Holiday on May 6, 2018 under the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881, Nomination Papers will not be submitted on that day. He further said that scrutiny of papers will be done on May 11, 2018 and last date for the withdrawal of the nomination Papers is May 14, 2018.
Spokesperson of the Election Office said that due to holidays on 12th and 13th May 2018 under the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881, the withdrawal of candidature cannot be presented on that day. He said that polling will be held on May 28, 2018 and counting of votes and result will be declared on May 31, 2018. He said poll process would be completed on June 2, 2018.