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Mira Bhaindar Municipal Corporation poll on August 20

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The to Mira-Bhaindar Municipal Corporation will be held on August 20, while counting of votes will be taken up the next day.

The State Commission today announced the schedule for the poll.

State Commissioner J S Saharia said with this the has come into effect for the election.

Voting for 95 seats in 24 wards will take place on August 20, he said.

Candidates can file nominations from July 26 to August 2. Candidates can file details on a computer-based system provided by the SEC but the nomination form has to be submitted personally, Saharia added.

Scrutiny of forms will take place on August 3 and nomination can be withdrawn by August 5. The SEC will distribute the signs to the candidates on August 7. Voting will be held from 7.30 am till 5.30 pm, he said.

Counting will start at 10 am. The code of conduct will end after the are announced, Saharia said.

There are around 5.93 lakh voters for the poll. Of the total seats, 48 seats are reserved for women candidates. Out of 95 seats, 64 seats are for open category candidates, added Saharia.

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First Published: Sat, July 15 2017. 20:57 IST