Nomination papers of four candidates rejected for Baramulla seat

SRINAGAR: Ten candidates were left in the fray for the Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency in the State after four nomination papers were rejected during the process of scrutiny on Tuesday.

“The nomination papers of four candidates for the Baramulla Lok Sabha seat were rejected during scrutiny today,” an election department official said.

The nomination papers of independent candidates Abdul Majeed Bhat, Syed Muzaffar Ali, Mohammad Abdullah Chatwal and Syed Aamir Sohail were rejected on several grounds, he said.The last date for withdrawal of candidature is March 28.

Voting will be held in Baramulla in first of the five-phased polling in Jammu and Kashmir on April 11. The results will be announced on May 23. (AGENCIES)