Chandigarh, February 5:
A total of 1304 candidates are in a fray for 117 assembly constituency of state of Punjab, 341 candidates withdrew their nomination papers on last day (February 4, 2022) of withdrawal.
Disclosing this here today the Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab, Dr. S. Karuna Raju said that 2266 candidates had filed their nominations papers for 117 Assembly Constituencies of the State. He further said that during the scrutiny 1645 nomination papers were found valid.
CEO informed that highest number of candidates 19 each are in fray from assembly constituency number 59 Sahnewal and Patiala assembly constituency number 110 similarly least number of 5 candidates are in fray from assembly constituency number 5 Dinanagar.
Dr. Raju further said that now 1304 candidates are left in fray. The voting would be held on February 20, 2022 (Sunday) from 08.00 am to 06.00 pm.