Kupwara: According to District Panchayat Election Officer (DPEO), Kupwara, Anshul Garg a total of 251 nomination papers have been received for phase-IV of upcoming Development Council (DDC) and Panchayat by-elections in the district.
For 02 District Development Council (DDC) constituencies’ viz. Drugmulla and Mawar Qalamabad 29 nomination forms have been received for phase-IV till last date (November 20). These 29 nomination forms include 12 in Drugmulla and 17 in Mawar Qalamabad constituencies.
Similarly, according to DPEO, 12 nomination forms have been received against 02 vacant Sarpanch seats while 191 nomination forms have been received against 105 vacant Panch seats in these 02 DDC constituencies.
Meanwhile, 19 nomination forms have also been received against 03 vacant seats of ward members of Municipal Committee Langate.