130 candidates to contest in Cantt elections instead of 207

RAWALPINDI: For the Cantonments Local Government Elections, a total of 130 candidates remained for election contest in both the Chaklala and Rawalpindi Cantonment Boards as 77 candidates have withdrew their nomination papers.

Around 160 candidates had applied for nomination of their candidatures for different wards in Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) out of which papers of 30 were rejected on certain grounds.

Over 105 candidates filed nominations in Chaklala Cantonment Board (CCB) out of which 7 cases were rejected because of not fulfilling terms and conditions of election laws.

In total 265 candidates filed nominations of which a total of 130 candidates will contest in the election of 25th April. Returning Officer Jawwad Aslam Butt and Tayyaba Naseer have to issue final list of candidates with election symbols before the end of this week.  DNA

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