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Nominations of eight candidates rejected

punjab Updated: Apr 10, 2014 23:08 IST
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The district election office (DEO) on Thursday rejected the nomination papers of eight candidates for the Jalandhar parliamentary (reserve) seat.

With the rejection of eight nominations, a total of 26 candidates are left in the fray for the Lok Sabha seat.

DEO Varun Roojam said the candidates whose nomination papers were rejected included - Indian National Congress Party's (INCP) Vikramjeet Singh Chaudhary as substitute candidate; Independent candidate Manpreet Kaur; Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate Ganga Ram; SAD (A) candidate Sukhpuran Singh; Akhil Bharti Hindu Mahasabha (ABHM) candidate Asha.

Each one nomination of three other candidates - Tarsem Peter, Vijay Hans and Tara - who had filed their papers twice, rejected.