By Sanjay Pahwa, Chandigarh:-The general elections of Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh will be held on December 17, 2011. The State Election Commissioner, Mr. Rakesh Mehta announced the date of elections today at U.T. Guest House, Chandigarh.
He informed the media that 7 Returning Officers have been deployed for the elections and they have started the verification of polling station falling under their territory. He further said that the 450 polling stations have been created and EVM will be used for the election purpose. The maximum election expenditure limit for the individual candidate will be 1.75 lac. Mr. Mehta also announced that the code of conduct will start within the territory of U.T. Chandigarh from today onwards.
Deputy Commissioner Chandigarh, Mr. Brijendra Singh, Commissioner Municipal Corporation, Mrs. Prerna Puri, Secretary Election Commission, U.T. Chandigarh, Mr. S.S. Gill and other officers of the Administration were also present on the occasion