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Another 61 people got their candidature back on appeal

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On the third day of the appeal hearing at the Election Commission (EC), another 61 candidates withdrew their candidature. 35 applications were canceled on this day. The two appeals are pending for hearing. A total of 98 appeals were heard on Tuesday.

Earlier, 56 candidates were withdrawn on the first day of appeal hearing and 51 on the second day. All applications will be disposed of by Friday, EC said.

So far, about 300 appeals have been heard in three days. Among them, a total of 168 people returned to the polls in three days.

As the nominations were cancelled, 561 people appealed to the EC to get back their candidatures. Most of them are unique. These nominations were canceled due to various charges including defaulters, wrong information in the affidavit.



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