Voting for Haryana Municipal elections underway

Last Updated: Thursday, May 20, 2010 - 11:30

Chandigarh: The polling for the Haryana Municipal elections began on Thursday at around 7: 30 a.m. and the process would continue till 4 pm.
"About 21 lakh voters will decide the fate of 4100 candidates in the areas of one municipal corporation, ten municipal councils and 28 municipal committees are spread over 19 districts of the state," said State Election Commissioner Dharamveer.

It has been reported that there are total 737 wards for these polls out of which 414 are reserved and 259 wards have been reserved for women candidates.

The electronic voting machines are being used for the first time in the municipal elections in the state.

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First Published: Thursday, May 20, 2010 - 11:30

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