The process of filing nominations for the first phase of the Bihar Legislative Assembly is over. By October 12, any of the nominees can withdraw their name. Only after this, the electoral arithmetic for 71 seats will be clear. According to the election department till the scrutiny of nomination papers, according to the Election Department, 28 candidates are in the fray in Paliganj and 27 in Gaya Town. Their nomination papers have been found valid. At the same time, nomination papers of candidates valid for 26 candidates in Tarapur, 24 in Arwal, 23 in Gurua, 23 in Shahpur, 23 in Tekari, 22-22 in Wazirganj and Razauli (Su), 20-20-20 in Sasaram, Karhagar and Dinara. Has been found So, on the other hand, nomination papers of at least five candidates have been found valid for Katoriya (Su) assembly constituency. Eight nomination papers were filed here, three of which were rejected.
264 Nomination papers canceled:
In the first phase, 264 nomination papers were canceled during the scrutiny of nomination papers for the election on 71 seats. A total of 1354 nomination papers were filed for these seats, out of which ten nomination papers were also filed online. During scrutiny of nomination papers, 1090 nomination papers were found valid. The last date for withdrawal of nomination for the first phase election is set till October 12, 2020.
Eight nomination papers have been filed for second phase nomination
At the same time, Additional Chief Electoral Officer Sanjay Kumar Singh said on Saturday that so far eight nomination papers have been filed for the general elections to be held for 94 seats in the second phase.