Nine candidates filed their nominations on Thursday for the elections of the state committee of Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee. The polls will be held to elect office bearers to 10 posts. The elections will be held on August 27.
The candidate polling the highest number of votes will be named as president and one with second highest as the vice-president and so on. However,with nominations received being less than the number of posts,one post will remain vacant. Among the top contenders for the post of president are Maninder,Yadvinder Mehta and Harmail Kesri.
The state committee elections are being held following the elections at the booth level. More than 600 youngsters were elected at the booth level that would be the electoral college for the elections of the state committee.