Sangrur bye-election: Notification On Monday, nominations will be filed until June 6

CHANDIGARH: With notification for holding Bye-election from 12-Sangrur Parliamentary Constituency to be issued on Monday, candidates could make nominations until June 6, 2022.

Punjab Chief Electoral Officer Dr S Karuna Raju on Sunday mentioned that in line with the schedule, the problem of the notification is on Could 30, 2022 and Final date of constructing Nominations can be June 6, 2022, whereas scrutiny of nominations can be carried out on June 7, 2022. The final date of withdrawal of candidature has been fastened on June 9, 2022. He mentioned that the date for polling has been fastened on June 23, 2022 from 8am to 6pm, whereas the counting will even be held on June 26, 2022. The election shall be accomplished earlier than June 28, 2022, he added.

Dr Raju mentioned that nomination Papers are to be filed with the involved Returning Officer between the hours of 11am and 3pm on any day aside from a public vacation from 30.05.2022 to 06.06.2022. The Deputy Commissioner Sangrur is a Returning Officer for 12-Sangrur Parliamentary Constituency.

As per the data, June 3, 2022 being Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev ji (Friday) and June 4, 2022 being first Saturday should not holidays underneath the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881; due to this fact, nomination papers will be offered by the candidate on that day. Nevertheless, June 5, 2022 being Sunday is a vacation underneath the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881; due to this fact, nomination papers can’t be offered to the Returning Officers on that day.

The nomination papers are to be filed in Kind 2A for 12-Sangrur Parliamentary Constituency bye-Election, he mentioned, including that Clean kinds can be found with the Returning Officer. Typed nomination paper will even be accepted supplied they’re within the prescribed kind, he added.

Dr Raju knowledgeable that so as to qualify for a Parliamentary Constituency (Lok Sabha) seat, a candidate must be registered as an elector for any Parliamentary Constituency. To fulfill the involved Returning Officer on this level, candidates ought to produce an authorized copy of the related entry of the electoral roll in power, he added.

He mentioned {that a} certificates can be required to make and subscribe to an oath or affirmation within the prescribed kind earlier than the involved Returning Officer or some other individual so licensed by the Election Fee of India. The oath/affirmation ought to taken/made by a candidate after his nomination paper has been filed and earlier than the date fastened for the Scrutiny of nominations.

In the meantime, the Mannequin Code of Conduct has come into power within the districts particularly Sangrur, Barnala and Malerkotla from the date of announcement of bye elections (from 25.05.2022) by the Election Fee of India and shall stay in power until the completion of the election course of.

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