After hearing the appeal, there are 2,260 valid candidates in the election

After hearing the appeal, there are 2,260 valid candidates in the election

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EC Secretariat Additional Secretary Ashok Kumar Debnath said that 2 thousand 716 nomination papers were filed in 300 seats. Of these, the returning officers have canceled 731 in selection. As a result, there were 1 thousand 985 valid candidates in the selection of returning officers.

EC Secretariat Secretary Jahangir Alam said on Friday (December 15) evening that 35 appeals were filed against the acceptance of nomination papers of returning officers. And there were 525 appeals against cancellation. That is, a total of 560 appeals were made.

He said that the commission has allowed 280 appeals against the rejected appeals in the appeal hearing in the last six days. That is, 280 candidates have returned their candidature. And out of 35 acceptance-appeal applications, 5 have been approved or 5 candidates have been cancelled. 2 appeals were dismissed and 28 were denied. That is, at the end of the appeal hearing in the EC, the total number of valid candidates stood at 2,260.

EC officials said that two benches have already been constituted in the High Court. There can be an appeal against the decision of the EC. It may decrease or increase the number of valid candidates.

According to the schedule, polling will be held on Sunday, January 7. The returning officers will allot the symbols on December 18. Election campaign will continue from that day till 8 am on January 5, 2024.

The commission has appointed 66 returning officers and 592 assistant returning officers for the election. About 11 crore 97 lakh voters will exercise their right to vote in 2 lakh 62 thousand booths of 42 thousand polling stations of the country.

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