Haryana Municipal Elections 2016

Schedule for Haryana Municipal Election 2016

Poll Event Date
Date for filing Nominations 5 May to 11 May 2016
Date for scrutiny of nominations 12-May-16
Last date for withdrawal of candidatures 13-May-16
Date of poll 22-May-16 (7 A.M. and 5 P.M)
Date of counting 22-May-16





Important Points of Haryana Municipal Polls

  • Polls would be held in 385 wards of 15 Municipal Councils – Charkhi Dadri, Hansi, Kaithal, Narnaul, Tohana, Fatehabad, Sohna, Bahadurgarh, Narwana, Jind, Thanesar, Hodal, Palwal, Mandi Dabwali, and Gohana.
  • Functional toilet at residence among the eligibility criteria for candidates
  • Qualification for a women candidate or a candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste would be middle standard (VIII) pass and women candidate from SC category the minimum qualification would be Class V pass.
  • 15,20,456 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise
  • Counting and announcement of results on the same day
  • Polls would be held in 436 wards of 28 Municipal Committees – Naraingarh, Cheeka, Rajound, Barwala, Samalkha, Mahendergarh, Nangal Chaudhary, Bhuna, Ratia, Jhajjar, Safidon, Uchana, Tarori, Nissing, Gharaunda, Assandh, Ladwa, Pehowa, Shahabad, Ferozepur Zhirka, Nuh, Punhana, Bawal, Meham, Kalanwali, Ellenabad, Rania, and Ganaur.
  • by-elections would also be held in ward No.9, Municipal Corporation, Panipat; ward No.1, Municipal Council Rewari; and ward No.7, Municipal Committee, Kalanaur where 25,145 eligible voters would exercise their right.

Data Source :
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/haryana-municipal-elections-on-may-22/article8534466.ece?css=print
http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/haryana-announces-municipal-polls-voting-counting-on-may-22-116042801264_1.html

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