Chandigarh, April 25, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)
The Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab Dr. S Karuna Raju on Thursday informed that no nomination papers for the Lok Sabha Polls would be filed on April 27 and 28 in view of holidays.
Disclosing this, Dr. S Karuna Raju said that as per the schedule announced to file nomination papers for the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 elections started with issuance of notification on April 22, 2019 (Monday), which would remain continue till April 29, 2019 (Monday).
The CEO informed that 27 April, 2019 being 4th Saturday is a holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881; Therefore, nomination papers cannot be presented to the Returning Officer on that day. Likewise, 28 April, 2019 being Sunday is also a holiday. Therefore, nomination papers would not be presented to the Returning Officer on these days.