The stage is set for the by-elections to ward number 10, which are scheduled to be held on Sunday.
The seat was lying vacant after the death of Shiromani Akali Dal councillor Malkiat Singh in October 2014, who had died after he fell ill during the MC's the 10-day study tour to Port Blair, Kolkata and Chennai. This time, SAD has fielded Hardeep Singh, brother of Malkiat Singh.
Ward number 10, which comprises Sectors 41 and 42 and villages of Badheri, Attawa and Buterla has population of nearly 35,000 and 24,000 voters, respectively. The elections will be held at 22 polling stations.