BHAKKAR: As many as 1820 candidates have submitted nomination papers for the seats of Chairmen, Vice Chairman and general councillors in district Bhakkar for local bodies election.
Whereas 1539 candidates have submitted nomination papers for 684 seats of general councillors in 59 wards in 6 municipal committees in district Bhakkar.
So far as candidates in wards are concerned, 133 candidates for 18 wards in Bhakkar, 85 candidates for 12 wards in Darya Khan, 29 candidates for 5 wards in Dulewala, 81 candidates for 11 wards in Kaloorkot, 36 candidates for 5 wards in Jandawala and 47 candidates for 8 wards in Manekera.
Muhammad Younus Shams, District Election Commissioner Bhakkar has said the papers will be checked from September 12 to 17.
The appeals against the decision of Returning Officer will be submitted before the Additional District & Session Judge upto 22nd September and the decision thereof will be announced on September 30.
The final list of candidates will be exhibited in the office of Returning Officer on October 02, 2015.