Chandigarh September 27, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)
According to an official spokesman of the Chief Electoral Officer Punjab, five candidates have filed nomination papers for the By-poll of Dakha and Jalalabad assembly constituencies on the fifth day of the filing of the nominations. September 30, 2019 is last day to file nomination papers for by-poll 2019.
Divulging further, the spokesperson said that today Manpreet Singh Ayali, Harkiner Singh of SAD and Amandeep Singh, Gurpreet Kaur Thind of AAP filed their nomination papers while Jai Parkash Jain, Independent candidate had also filed his nomination papers on third day of nomination for Assembly constituency no 68 Dakha.
Jagdeep Kamboj has filed his nomination papers for Assembly constituency no 79 Jalalabad. Till now, no nomination paper has been filed for Assembly constituency no 29 Phagwara and Assembly constituency no 39 Mukerian.
He further infrormed that 28th September, 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, 29th September 2019 being Sunday is a holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 hence nomination papers cannot be presented to the Returning Officer on that day, the spokesperson added.