Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and the Congress' state chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukkhu will release a poll document tomorrow while BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal will hold a roadshow as electioneering for Shimla Municipal Corporation polls nears its end. Polling for 34-ward SMC is slated on June 16 and candidates are resorting to door-to-door campaign and roadshows in the final leg of campaigning. Singh and Sukkhu would release the poll document titled 'Shimla Sankalp-2107' tomorrow to woo the voters. BJP spokesperson Rajiv Bindal attended a roadshow today to muster support for party candidates. The June 16 elections is being seen as a three-cornered fight between the BJP, the Congress and the CPI(M), and a litmus test for the ruling party before the year-end state assembly poll. The parties have already declared their candidates, 126 of them, for the 34 wards of which 17 have been reserved for women. The counting will be held on June 17 and the house would be duly constituted by June 19 as per the High Court's orders.
SMC election: HP CM, state Cong chief to release poll document
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