Kathua: 43 candidates file nomination on day 3

KATHUA: A total of 43 candidates filed their nomination papers on Monday on the third day of the filing of nominations for urban body polls to five municipal committees and one municipal council of this district.
For Municipal Council, Kathua 13 candidates including 9 males and 4 females filed their nominations.
For Billawar Municipal Committee, 4 male candidates filed their nomination and for Basholi Municipal Committee, 7 male and 6 female candidates filed their nomination. Similarly 13 candidates filed their nomination from Basholi, while 1 female candidate filed her nomination for Lakhanpur Municipal Committee and 3 male candidates filed their nomination for Hiranagar Municipal Committee.
For Parole Municipal Committee, 9 male candidates filed their nomination. Previously, 3 candidates filed nomination for Parole taking the total number to 12.
Till today a total of 46 candidates have filed their nomination for Kathua ULB Polls of which 11 candidates belong to national parties, 2 to state parties and 33 as independents.