Interesting facts to know about Jammu Region after Nomination for of Urban local bodies election is over

Nomination process for urban local bodies election in Jammu and Kashmir has finished. Here is interesting data to emerge from the process:

  1. Jammu region has total 534 Wards where total Nominations filed 2136 out of it 13 remain uncontested and total contestants in fray are 2123 which makes 4 per ward.election jammu kashmir 1
  2. Jammu Municipal Corporation has a whopping 447 candidates in fray.
  3. In 7 other municipal committees of the district, 294 candidates are trying their luck.
  4. Rajouri district has 178 candidates in 5 urban local bodies.
  5. District Poonch has 2 ULBs, for which 85 candidates are competing.
  6. Kathua has 6 ULBs and 368 candidates fighting.
  7. Udhampur has 172 candidates for 3 ULBs.
  8. In Kishtwar, 53 candidates are in race in one municipal body.
  9. Doda has 3 ULBs, vying for which are 115 candidates.
  10. There are 61 candidates contesting in 3 different ULBs.
  11. District Reasi has only 2 Municipal Committees and 96 candidates are in fray.
  12. In other news,215 wards are going uncontested in Kashmir, while the number is 13 in Jammu region. The uncontested wards are: 4 each in Rajouri-Poonch, 3 in Ramban and 1 each in Jammu-Kathua.

    Read also: Interesting things to know about Jammu & Kashmir  Municipal Elections 2018

    Political weather is bearable Ladakh region, where both the Municipal Committees are witnessing active participation; with 37 candidates in Kargil and 29 in Leh, for 13 wards each.

    [Inputs from online reports]

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