A complete of three,710 candidates are left within the fray for the native physique elections to the 53 grama panchayats in Pathanamthitta after the scrutiny of nomination papers.
According to officers, as many as 77 nominations for the panchayat polls have been rejected owing to varied causes whereas 6,368 nominations have been accepted. With 181 candidates, the Kalanajoor grama panchayat has the very best variety of contestants, adopted by Pallickal with 120 candidates.
Similarly, 627 candidates have been certified to contest to the 4 municipalities within the district with the authorities rejecting 16 out of the 1,250 nominations. The Thiruvalla municipality, which obtained 3,760 nominations, has 186 candidates within the fray, adopted by Pandalam with 183 contestants.
Among the eight block panchayats, 638 functions have been discovered legitimate whereas 12 have been rejected. As many as 406 contestants are left within the fray. With 59 candidates, the Parakkodu block panchayat has the very best variety of candidates, adopted by Ranni with 55 candidates.