228 nominations for seven Delhi seatsApril 19th, 2009 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) As nominations for the polls to the seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi closed Saturday, the election office said 228 candidates had filed their nominations.
The highest number of nominations - 56 - are from New Delhi seat and the lowest - 22 each - are from Northwest Delhi and South Delhi, a statement from the poll panel said.
Chandni Chowk has 45 candidates. Northeast Delhi, East Delhi and West Delhi have 30, 27 and 26 respectively.
The nomination process that started April 11 culminated Saturday. The numbers may still change, as the last day for withdrawal of candidature is April 22.
Delhi Congress chief J.P. Aggarwal and Ramesh Kumar, beleaguered party leader Sajjan Kumar’s brother, nominated by the party from northeast Delhi and south Delhi respectively, filed their nominations Saturday.
They were picked after the party dropped Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler due to the controversy that erupted the Central Bureau of Investigation gave a clean chit to Tytler in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
Ramesh Kumar declared assets of over Rs.4 crore (Rs.40 million) as his movable and immovable property, which includes one car.
- Tytler replaced by Aggarwal, Sajjan by his brother (Lead) - Apr 17, 2009
- Aggarwal, Sajjan brother replace Tytler, Sajjan Kumar - Apr 17, 2009
- Sikhs demand death sentence for Sajjan Kumar, Jagdish Tytler - May 05, 2010
- Tamil Nadu Congress chief, wife file nominations for same seat - Mar 28, 2011
- 1984 anti-Sikh riots: CBI seeks dismissal of case against Tytler - Jul 24, 2010
- Not bought assets after becoming chief minister: Jayalalithaa - Sep 05, 2011
- Tytler given clean chit in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case - Apr 27, 2010
- BJP expels seven rebel councillors - Apr 02, 2012
- CBI submits investigation report on Tytler's involvement in 1984 anti-Sikh riots - Mar 28, 2009
- Decision on Tytler after serious deliberations: Congress - Apr 09, 2009
- Court allows Sajjan Kumar's plea in 1984 riots case - Aug 03, 2012
- Tytler, Sajjan remain sorry facet of 1984 Sikh riots: BJP - Apr 09, 2009
- 1984 riots: Sajjan Kumar's plea dismissed - Jun 02, 2012
- Sajjan Kumar accuses CBI of playing fraud - May 19, 2012
- I've been a loyal Congress worker, asserts Tytler - Apr 09, 2009
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