Panaji: At the end of final day for filing nominations for the forthcoming municipal polls, there were total 381 nominations from six municipalities across Goa while 10 have filed nominations fro CCP polls.
The elections are scheduled on March 20. Even as the uncertainty prevails over the elections in rest five municipalities on March 20.
On the last day for filing nominations, North Goa received 86 nominations – Bicholim (83), Valpoi (40), Pernem (49) and South Goa 209 nominations – Cuncolim (86), Curchorem-Cacora (64), Canacona (59).
Total 120 nominations have been received for contesting from 30 CCP wards.
7 nominations have been received for Navelim ZP constituency ward no 16 while 4 nominations have been received for Sakhali Municipality ward 9 bypoll.
The nomination forms will be scrutinized tomorrow March 5 whereas March 6 will the date for withdrawing nominations.
High Court had quashed the polls for five Municipalities – Margao, Mapusa, Mormugao, Quepem and Sanguem which were also to go for polls on March 20.
The Supreme Court today granted stay to the implementation of HC order in which elections of these 5 Municipal Councils were cancelled.