693 candidates in fray for Delhi polls after scrutiny

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel January 23, 2015 10:21

693 candidates in fray for Delhi polls after scrutiny


New Delhi, Jan 23  A total of 693 candidates are left in the fray for the Feb 7 Delhi assembly polls after scrutiny of nomination papers, the Election Commission said here.

“After scrutiny, a total of 693 (candidates) are left in the fray for the Delhi assembly polls,” a poll panel statement said.

A total of 923 candidates filed their nomination papers for the polls.

The last date to withdraw the nominations is Jan 24.

According to the poll panel, nomination papers of 230 candidates were cancelled due to wrong documentation and ineligibility.

Voting for the 70-member Delhi assembly will take place Feb 7 and ballots will be counted Feb 10.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel January 23, 2015 10:21