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Hardip Kaur Johal elected Nurmahal NC chief by toss

ASHOK KAURA | May 03, 2021 05:07 PM

NURMAHAL: Congress leader and ward no.10 councillor Hardip Kaur Johal was elected Nurmahal Nagar council president on Monday by toss while his party colleague and ward no, 5 councillor Jang Bahadar Kohli was elected vice president also by toss .

Thirteen newly elected councillors were sworn in during the council meeting.Phillaur SDM Vanit Kumar Jain conducted the proceedings.

The Congress has six members, Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) three, Bhartiya Janata Party(BJP) 1, Bahujan Samaj Party 2 and Independent 1 in the house of thirteen. President post was reserved for woman in Nurmahal.

When meeting began for election two councillors of the Bahujan Samaj Party Kanwal Kumari ward no.9 and Walaiti Ram ward no13 announced their boycott and left the venue.

Congress candidates and opposition candidates received equal votes(6-6) with Nakodar MLA G.S Wadala casting his vote after this election was held by toss.

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