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Nomination filing begins for Rajasthan assembly elections 2018

Nomination papers will be filed from 11 am to 3 pm. Candidates have seven days to file their nominations.

November 12, 2018, 3:12 pm

Ghanshyam Tiwari while filing the nomination at returning office on Monday.

Jaipur: The process of filing nomination papers for the upcoming Rajasthan assembly elections of 2018 began on Monday. The last date for filing nomination is November 19. Security was beefed up at district collectorate building to maintain law and order. CCTV cameras have been installed. According to Chief Electoral Officer Anand Kumar, scrutiny will take place on November 20 and nominations can be withdrawn by November 22. Nomination papers will be filed from 11 am to 3 pm. Candidates have seven days to file the nominations, added Kumar. At the time of filing the nomination:
  • A candidate will be allowed to take three vehicles within the 100 m radius of the office of the returning officer.
  • Only four people will be allowed to accompany the candidate into the office, while filing the nomination.
The polls will take in Rajasthan on December 7. The results for all these five will be declared on December 11. The first list of BJP candidates was announced on November 12 with 131 candidates and the rest of the candidates in the second list will be announced on November 15. The Congress party will also release the first list of its nominees on Monday.

First published: November 12, 2018
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