August 14, 2012 3:12:14 am
The process for elections to the Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee (CTCC) started on Monday with nominations being filed for elections at the booth-level that are scheduled to be held in phases from August 16 to 20. More than 400 candidates filed nominations.
Elections will be held in 422 booths of the city. The scrutiny of the nominations and allocation of the symbols will be done on Tuesday. After the elections at the booth level,the process for election at the state level will be held in which the president and other office-bearers will be elected.
The members of the Youth Congress,however,lamented the lack of adequate time being given to them for filing nominations. The elections were announced on August 10 with one day being given for filing nominations.
The objections had been raised with the team that is conducting the election. However,the members
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had claimed that even in bigger states one to two days were given for filing nominations.
As many as five nominations can be filed from one booth. While there were no applications from some booths,there were more than one from others.
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