7 Dec :On Sunday, December 7, 2008, election of Kumaon Sabha (Regd.) Chandigarh held in Arya Samaj Mandir, Sector 27 C, in which Bachan Singh Nagarkoti won the seat of President.
He defeated his opposite candidate Suman Shankar Tiwari with the margin of 754 votes. Before this Rajinder Singh Rawat won the seat of Gen. Secratery and Than Singh Bisht won the seat of Cashier unanimously as there was no candidate against them. Rawat and Bisht were from the Panel of Bachan Singh Nagarkoti. The symbol of Nagarkoti group was 'Ugta Suraj' (Rising Sun).
Total vote polled-1428
Bachan Singh Nagarkoti got-1075
Suman Shankar tiwari got-321
Cancelled votes 32
Election held under the election commissioner Sher Singh Negi.