Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2017: 73 nominations filed on the fourth day
As many as 73 candidates filed their nominations for the 9 November Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls on the fourth day of filing papers on Friday
Shimla: As many as 73 candidates filed their nominations for the 9 November Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls on the fourth day of filing papers on Friday, taking the total number of nominations filed so far to 100.
Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh (Arki), state Health Minister Kaul Singh (Drang), Agriculture Minister Sujan Singh Pathania (Fatehpur), Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Col Dhai Ram Shandil (Solan) and former speakers of the Assembly Gulab Singh (Jogindernagar) and Gangu Ram Musafir (Pachhad) were among those who filed their nominations.
As many as 25 Independents also entered the fray and over a dozen sitting MLAs and former ministers and MLAs also filed their nominations.
The last date for filing nominations is 23 October, scrutiny of the papers will be taken up on 24 October and the last date for withdrawal is 26 October.
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