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Jind bye election: 42 nominations filed on the last day

ANI  |  Chandigarh (Haryana) [India] 

As many as 42 nominations have been filed on the last day of nomination papers for the bye-election to Assembly Constituency.

Sharing details of the same, (SDM) and Returning Officer, Assembly Constituency, Virender Sehrawat said, "Krishan Lal Middha has filed nomination from BJP, Randeep Singh Surjewala from Congress Party, from and Digvijay Singh Chautala from "

Others who have filed nomination papers included Sheetal from Rashtriya Mazdoor Ekta Party, from and many other candidates including independents.

Sehrawat further added that some candidates have filed two to four nominations. Therefore the total number of candidates is 34 and the total number of nominations is 42.

"While Krishan Lal Middha has filed four nominations, Independent Candidate has filed two nominations, Umed Singh and Digvijay Singh from have both filed two nominations each and Randeep Singh Surjewala from has filed two nominations," informed Sehrawat.

assembly constituency was represented by Hari Chand Middha, a candidate from Indian Lok Dal (INLD) party. The seat went vacant after Middha passed away due to on August 26.

Bye-elections for the constituency are scheduled for January 28th. The counting of votes is scheduled for January 31.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 05:10 IST