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Rajasthan: Civic elections in 11 districts on December 11


After attaining success in the elections for the six municipal corporations including that of Jaipur, the Ashok Gehlot-led Rajasthan government will now go for civic elections in 11 districts.

Thus, the Gehlot government will go for the civic poll along with the elections for the zila parishad and sarpanchs. The Rajasthan Election Commission will hold the civic poll in seven municipal corporations and 35 municipalities of these 11 districts. The elections will be held on December 11 and the results would be declared on December 13.

After this, the state election commission would hold similar elections in other districts as well. After the declaration of the election, the Model Code of Conduct has come into force in these districts.

Civic polls to be held in 11 districts of Rajasthan

The 11 districts where the civic polls would be held are Jaipur, Jodhpur, Alwar, Baran, Dholpur, Dausa, Sriganganagar, Kota, Sawaimadhopur, Karauli and Sirohi.

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In all the elections will be held in 42 civic bodies for 1,520 wards involving 12.75 lakh voters. Out of this, there are 6.63 lakh male and 6.11 lakh female voters and 23 transgender. In all, 2,030 polling booths will be set up for these civic polls. Each booth will have a maximum of 750 voters.

The entire process of elections, including the election of the chairpersons and deputy chairpersons, will be completed by December 21. The Rajasthan election commission has fixed Rs 1.50 lakh as the maximum expenses to be incurred in the election for the municipal council and Rs 1 lakh for the municipalities.

The maximum numbers of civic bodies where the elections will be held are in Jaipur. Notably, elections will be held in 10 civic bodies in Jaipur.

The lone hill resort of the state, Mount Abu, where the municipality is hundred years old, will also witness elections.


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