Gyalshing, March 4th (IPR): On the fourth day of filing nominations, a total of three independent candidates have filed their nominations for Municipal Election 2021 at the office of the Assistant Returning Officer, West, today.
Shri Durga Singh Karki Chettri has filed his nomination for 05-New Gyalshing ward, Smt. Chunkila Bhutia has filed her nomination for 03-Naya Bazaar ward, Smt. Nirmala Hingmang has filed her nomination for the 02-Byadong ward.
In West District, a single local body will be going for Municipal Election i.e. Gyalshing Nagar Panchayat consisting of 05 wards. The reservations of seats in the said Municipal Areas are as follows: 01-Kyongsa (ST), 02-Byadong (SC), 03-Nayabazar ST (W), 04-Central Gyalshing UR (W), 05-New Gyalshing OBC (S).
It is pertinent to mention that the total number of voters under Gyalshing Nagar Panchayat is 1255 (Male) and 1225 (Female) with a total number of 2480 voters.
Under Gyalshing Nagar Panchayat there will be five polling stations namely, Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Kyongsa for 01-Kyongsa ward, SPWD AE Office for 02- Byadong ward, Community Hall, Gyalshing Room-1 for 03-Nayabazar ward, Community Hall, Gyalshing Room- 2 for 04- Central Gyalshing ward and Community Hall, Gyalshing Room- 3 for 05- New Gyalshing ward respectively.
Further, the State Election Commission under 243ZA of the Constitution of India has appointed Shri M.T. Sherpa, SCS Secretary/Horticulture Department as Election Observer for Gyalshing Nagar Panchayat to oversee the election process and for the smooth conduct of the election.