KATHUA: There are 368 candidates in fray for Urban Local Bodies (ULB) elections in all five municipal committees and one municipal council of Kathua after the last date of withdrawal of nominations in Kathua.
Meanwhile, 12 candidates withdrew their nomination forms in Kathua, today.
Out of 368 candidates in race for ULB polls in Kathua district, 194 are independents, 27 from state party and rest 147 are from national parties, DEO Kathua, Rohit Khajuria informed and further added that the polls are slated for October 10, from 7.00 am to 2.00 pm.
All the necessary arrangements are made before hand to ensure smooth conduct of poll process and instructed everybody to adhere to the model code of conduct guidelines, DEO asserted.
One candidate namely Surmu Din of ward 2 of Lakhanpur municipal committee stands elected unopposed.