Polling for the elections of councillors of seven municipal corporations and two municipal committees in Haryana will take place on Sunday, an election official said.
The municipal elections are being held in Ambala, Panchkula, Karnal, Panipat, Hisar, Rohtak and Yamuna Nagar (all municipal corporations) and Farukh Nagar (Gurgaon) and Kalanaur (Rohtak), Haryana’s State Election Commissioner, Dharam Vir said on Saturday.
“In all, 1,686 candidates are contesting elections for 144 wards of seven corporations. There are about 17.08 lakh voters in these corporations. For conducting elections, 1,686 polling stations have been set up. About 9,000 officials would be deployed to conduct these elections,” he said.
Vir said elaborate arrangements had been made to conduct free and fair elections.