85 candidates filed nomination papers in district Ludhiana today: DEO-cum-DC Varinder Kumar Sharma

Punjab Vidhan Sabha elections are scheduled for February 20, 2022

85 candidates filed nomination papers in district Ludhiana today: DEO-cum-DC Varinder Kumar Sharma

Ludhiana, January 31, 2022: In view of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha elections 2022 scheduled for February 20, a total of 85 persons filed nomination papers from 14 different constituencies in district Ludhiana today.

District Election Officer-cum-Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma informed that today, Sukhmit Singh from Punjab Kisan Dal, Gurpreet Singh and Kirandeep Kaur from BJP, Tarunpreet Singh Sond & Lachhman Singh from Aam Aadmi Party, Paramjeet Singh from Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar), Jasdeep Kaur and Jaspreet Kaur from Shiromani Akali Dal, Karnail Singh from Revolutionary Socialist Party filed their nomination papers from 57-Khanna constituency; Dr Sohan Lal Blaggan from Samajwadi Party, Varinder Singh Sekhon from SAD (Amritsar), Sandeep Singh as Independent, Major Singh as Independent, Jagtar Singh and Pinderjeet Kaur from AAP, Rupinder Singh Raja Gill and Harjeet Kaur Gill from Indian National Congress, Labh Singh as Independent from 58-Samrala; Hardeep Singh and Jorawar Singh from AAP, Dalbir Singh from Peoples Party of India (Democratic), Rupinder Kaur from Janta Dal (United), Vikram Singh Bajwa from INC from 59-Sahnewal; Suresh Singh from Samajwadi Party, Jaswant Singh from SAD (Amritsar), Pardeep Singh from Insaniyat Lok Vikas Party, Jagmohan Sharma and Seema Sharma from BJP, Daljit Singh and Balwinder Kaur from AAP, Sat Narayan Shah from Nationalist Justice Party from 60-Ludhiana (East); Chail Singh from Insaniyat Lok Vikas Party, Darshan Singh from SAD (Amritsar), Rajinder Pal Kaur and Harpreet Singh from AAP, Baljit Singh from Peoples Party of India (Democratic), Raj Kumar Sathi as Independent, Hira Singh Gabria and Rakhwinder Singh Gabria from SAD from 61-Ludhiana (South); Harish Rai and Vijay Rai from SAD, Prem Mittal and Nirmla Mittal from BJP, Surinder Kaur from Lok Insaf Party, Mohinder Pal Singh from Samajwadi Party, Kulwant Singh Sidhu from AAP, Maan Singh as Independent, Kamaljit Singh Karwal and Komalpreet Kaur from INC and Harkirat Singh as Independent from 62-Atam Nagar; Ashok Parashar and Meenu Parashar from AAP, Pritpal Singh and Rajinder Kaur from SAD from 63-Ludhiana (Central); Maheshinder Singh and Hiteshinder Singh from SAD, Gurpreet Bassi and Sukhchain Kaur Bassi from AAP, Bikram Singh and Gurvinder Kaur from BJP from 64-Ludhiana (West); Ripu Daman Sharma and Suman Sharma from SAD, Rakesh Pandey from INC, Madan Lal and Aman Kumar from AAP from 65-Ludhiana (North); Balbir Singh from CPI (M), Kuldeep Singh and Harkarandeep Singh Vaid from INC from 66-Gill; Bhagwan Singh and Jagjit Singh from CPI, Malkit Singh as Independent, Rajdeep Kaur from Jai Jawan Jai Kisan Party, Amar Singh from Bahujan Samaj Party and Ranjit Singh from Punjab Kisan Dal from 67-Payal; Karamjit Singh from Peoples Party of India (Democratic), Simrandeep Singh from Revolutionary Socialist Party from 68-Dakha; Hakam Singh and Gurdev Singh from AAP from 69-Raikot; Jagtar Singh and Mani Singh from INC, Sarvjit Kaur Manuke and Sukhwinder Singh Bihla from AAP, Parivar Singh from SAD (Amritsar), Kanwar Narinder Singh from BJP and Kuldeep Singh as Independent from 70-Jagraon constituency today.

The DEO-cum-DC said that as per the stipulated norms laid down by the Election Commission of India (ECI), only three persons including the candidate would be allowed to enter at the Returning Officers (RO's) room where the nominations for the polls would be filed by them till February 1, 2022 between 11am to 3 pm.

He said that the candidates would not be allowed to carry mobiles inside the RO's room.

He said that proper videography of the nomination process would be ensured besides public address system, digital clock and other arrangements would be fully readied inside RO's room to ensure complete transparency. 

Sharma asked them to clearly demarcate periphery of 100 meters by displaying boards, cameras, parking area, barricading, RO's room along  with instructions of ECI. 

He said that elaborate arrangements would also be made to ensure that the nomination process organized in a smooth, free and fair manner. He said that nominations for the polls would be received by respective Returning Officers in their designated offices from 11 am to 3 pm.

The nominations for 57-Khanna constituency can be filed with Returning Officer (RO) Manjeet Kaur, SDM Khanna at Court Room of SDM Khanna in Tehsil Complex Khanna, for 58-Samrala with RO Vikramjeet Singh Panthey, SDM Samrala at Court Room of SDM Samrala office, Samrala, for 59-Sahnewal with RO Veneet Kumar SDM Ludhiana (East) at Court Room of SDM Ludhiana (East) in District Administrative Complex, Ludhiana, for 60-Ludhiana (East) with RO Dr. Ankur Mahindroo, Joint Commissioner Municipal Corporation(MC) Ludhiana at Room no 52, municipal corporation ludhiana zone A office, near mata rani chowk ludhiana, for 61-Ludhiana South with RO Amit Kumar Panchal ADC (Development) Ludhiana at the office of ADC (D) in District Administrative Complex Ludhiana, for 62-Atam Nagar with RO Poonam Preet Kaur, Joint Commissioner-2 Municipal Corporation(MC) Ludhiana at Room No 6, 2nd floor, MC Zone C office, Gill Road, Ludhiana, for 63-Ludhiana Central with RO Shikha Bhagat, Additional Chief Administrator; GLADA, Ludhiana at Room No 202, first floor, GLADA Office, Ferozepur Road, Ludhiana, for 64-Ludhiana West with Sandeep Kumar, ADC (Urban Development) Ludhiana at Room no 129, first floor, District Administrative complex, Ludhiana, for 65-Ludhiana North with RO Preetinder Singh Bains, Estate Officer, GLADA, Ludhiana at Room no 301, second floor, GLADA, Office Ludhiana, for 66-Gill with RO Narinder Singh Dhaliwal, Secretary, RTA Ludhiana at Meeting Hall, Panchayat Bhawan, Zila Parishad Complex, Ludhiana, for 67-Payal with RO Deepjot Kaur, SDM Payal at Court Room, SDM Office Payal, for 68-Dakha with RO Jagdeep Sehgal, SDM Ludhiana (West) at Court Room, SDM Ludhiana (West) Office, District Administrative Complex, Ludhiana, for 69-Raikot with RO Gurbir Singh Kohli, SDM Raikot at Court Room of SDM Raikot office, Raikot, and nominations for 70-Jagraon constituency can be filed with Returning Officer Vikas Hira, SDM Jagraon at Court Room, SDM office Jagraon.

He said that proper security personnel including local police, CAPF would be deployed to ensure Model Code of Conduct enforced strictly during nominations.