Shopian: A total of 16 candidates withdrew their candidature on November 19, 2020 the last day for withdrawal of nominations, while 08 other nominations were rejected by Assistant Returning Officers.
Thus, a total of 62 candidates are in the fray for phase-II of upcoming District Development Council (DDC) and by-election of vacant Sarpanch and Panch seats in Kanjiullar and Ramnagri of district Shopian.
These 62 nominations include 11 for DDC, 16 for Sarpanch and 35 for Panch seats. Among those who withdrew their nominations include 01 DDC, 5 Sarpanch and 10 Panch candidates while, 1 Sarpanch and 7 Panch seats were rejected by the AROs.
The voting for this phase will be held on December 01, 2020, wherever necessary.