Gangtok: Sikkim Municipal Elections have been notified today. At least 81941 Voters are expected to Vote on 31st March’21.
Out of all the Four Districts, in the East, there are total 55119Voters in Gangtok. Out of these 28298 are males and 26821 females, in 19 wards. They will be provided with 54 polling stations.
Singtam Nagar Panchayat has 4209 Voters, out of these 2262 are males and 1947 females. For 5 wards there will be 5 polling stations. Rangpo having 5956 Voters, has 3162 males and 2794 females.
For Voters of 5 wards, there will be 7 polling stations.
There are 6787 Voters, including 3350 males and 3437 for electing Namchi Municipal Council. There are 7 wards in the South and 9 polling stations. For Nayabazar –Jorethang Nagar Panchayat election there are5630 voters, including 2941 males and 2689 females. They have 5 wards and will be having 5 polling stations.
For Gayzing Nagar Panchayat,2480 voters including 1255 males and 1225 females are there. They have 5 wards and 5 polling stations will be set up. In North for Mangan Nagar Panchayat, there are 1760 voters including 891 males and 869 females. They have 5 wards and will have 5 polling stations.
Municipal Election Returning Officer East, Ragul K said no nomination has been filed today at the office of Municipal Returning Officer, East on the first day of filing nomination for Municipal Election 2021. There was no information from the other three Districts. All the arrangements are in place. Deployment of security personnel has been made for the smooth functioning of the electoral process. Public Notice of Election under Rule 22 of the Conduct of Election Rules in form 17 has been issued on the first day of filing nomination.