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List of candidates for Dec 17 civic polls in a day or two: AAP

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The in said that within a day or two it would release the names of its candidates for the upcoming civic polls in the state, nomination filing for which started today.

Elections to three municipal corporations -- Amritsar, and Patiala, and 32 municipal councils and Nagar Panchayats in would be held on December 17 and would be declared the same day.

Nominations can be filed till December 6 and scrutiny of those would take place the next day.

A meeting of MLAs, chaired by the party's state unit chief and Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann, was held today to devise a strategy for contesting the civic elections.

"We will come out with names of candidates within a day or two," Mann told mediapersons here.

He said candidates would contest the polls to Amritsar, and Patiala municipal corporations, however, a decision regarding contesting the 32 municipal councils and Nagar Panchayats would be taken soon.

Meanwhile, Simarjit Singh Bains an MLA of AAP's ally Lok Insaaf Party said his party would move the and Haryana High Court demanding polling for Ludhiana municipal corporation along with Amritsar, and Patiala.

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 18:40 IST