11,406 nominations received for zila parishad and panchayat elections

Chandigarh/May 7
Punjab State Election Commission (SEC) has received 11,406 nominations for the forthcoming Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections on the last day of filing nominations for local body elections.
A SEC spokesperson said that 1321 candidates have filed nominations Zila Parishad elections while 10,085 candidates have filed nominations to contest Panchayat Smitis elections.
The last date for filing nominations papers was May 7 till 3 pm and largest number of nominations were filed in Ludhiana district with 791 candidates filing nominations for Panchayat Samiti elections while the highest nominations (98) for zila parishad elections were filed in Sangrur district.