Punjab urban local bodies polls likely on Feb 19, 24

The two-phase elections to Punjab’s six municipal corporations and the 123 municipal councils and nagar panchayats are likely be held on February 19 and 24, respectively, according to government sources.

chandigarh Updated: Jan 30, 2015 08:15 IST
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Hindustan Times
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The two-phase elections to Punjab’s six municipal corporations and the 123 municipal councils and nagar panchayats are likely be held on February 19 and 24, respectively, according to government sources.

Source said the state election officials on Thursday held a lengthy meeting with key functionaries of chief minister Parkash Singh Badal’s office about the poll dates and preparations, following which it was decided that the announcement would be made on Friday. The formal notification for the corporation polls is likely on February 4, while that for councils and nagar panchayats would be done on February 9.

First Published: Jan 29, 2015 20:37 IST