Second nominations for the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat submitted

  • | Wednesday | 17th April, 2024

After a two-day holiday, nominations for the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat were filed again on Monday. From 11 am to 3 pm, a total of 2 nominations were submitted, while 9 forms were sold. Thus far, 4 nominations have been submitted and 29 forms have been sold. On Monday, two candidates arrived with cash Rs 24000 and 25000 respectively, interestingly these included coins of denominations of Rs 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20. It took so much time to count the coins that the candidates could not submit their nominations. One candidate had come with his son and daughter to seek nomination carrying Rs 24,000 in five sacks. So far 28 forms have been sold for Bhopal parliamentary constituency, while 3 nominations have been filed. Nominations can be filed till April 19. Nominations can be filed in the Collectorate from 11 am to 3 pm. Collector Kaushalendra Vikram Singh is taking nominations. Due to the nomination, barricading has been done within 100 meters of the Collectorate. More than 40 police officers and personnel have been deployed. On Monday, 3 candidates – Ramprasad Patel, Ankit Rai and Dhanraj Sende filed nominations. Five people along with Manav Samadhan Party candidate Sanjay Saroj brought sacks of coins. Employees engaged in nomination duty counting chillers. On Monday, Manav Samadhan Party candidate Sanjay Saroj arrived to collect nominations. They brought with them five sacks of chilli. Arrived with Rs 24000 thousand rupees worth of 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 rupees and now took the nomination form. There were five people together to lift the chilli filled in five sacks. A total fee of Rs 25000 has to be deposited. Out of this, Rs 24000 were in cash, while there were 2 notes of 500 rupees. Sanajy said he is also the national president of Manav Samadhan Party. Today I have come to deposit the amount of Rs 25000 which is to be deposited with the form. Out of this, there is a chiller worth Rs 24000, which has been collected in the last 4 years. They drive autos now. Have also done other businesses including tea shops. Coins have been gathered in this. He started collecting so many coins after the Corona period. Another candidate arrived with cash worth Rs 25,000. The coins filled in the bags were of Rs 5 each. Whom three to four people had picked up and brought. They were also about to submit nominations, but it took time to count. For this reason he could not submit the nomination. Let us tell you that the process of filling nominations started from April 12. On the first day, candidate Mudit Bhatnagar had filed the first nomination. He had deposited Rs 6000 in cash out of the deposited amount of Rs 25000 . These include coins of one, two, five and ten rupees. It took 5 employees an hour to count it. Nominations can be filled till  April 19. To file a nomination, the candidate is allowed to take 3 vehicles and 4 other people inside. Although there are 4 days for nomination, due to one day being a holiday, nominations will not be taken. In such a situation, candidates will get only 3 days. Nominations can be submitted only on 16, 18 and 19 April. BJP candidate Alok Sharma will file his nomination on April 18 in the presence of Chief Minister Dr. Mohan Yadav. Before this, Sharmas nomination rally will start from Bhavani Temple located in Somwara at 10.30 am. BJP state president VD Sharma will also participate in the rally. Congress candidate Arun Srivastava can file nomination on April 18 or 19. A candidate will be able to fill a maximum 4 nomination forms. An affidavit in the prescribed form will also have to be submitted along with the nomination. The candidate will also have to give information about his criminal cases in the affidavit. So that, voters can also know about the background of such candidates. Political parties will also have to publish a proclamation on 3 different dates in newspapers and TV channels stating the basis for selection of candidates with criminal cases. Entry for 5 people including the candidate During filing of nomination, the candidate will be allowed maximum 3 vehicles and maximum 5 persons including the candidate. On the day of polling, a candidate, his election agent and the candidates election agent, worker or party worker will be allowed only one vehicle each for the entire parliamentary constituency. It will be mandatory to obtain permission for all vehicles and display the permission letter/pass in original on the windscreen of the vehicle. All expenses for commercial vehicles hired for the rally will be included in the publicity expenditure account. All expenses incurred on rallies attended by the candidate, photos displayed, sharing of stage etc. will also be added to the campaign expenditure account.

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