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Bhopal City
SEC debars 468 candidates from contesting elections for five years
21-07-2014

BHOPAL: The State Election Commission has debarred as many as 468 candidates of municipal general elections held in 2010 and by-elections in 2011 from contesting elections for five years, as they did not submit information about their election expenses within time limit.

They include 394 candidates of general elections 2010; 68 of year 2011 and 6 candidates of year 2013.

Secretary State Election Commission GP Shrivastava said that the debarred candidates of 2010 general elections are 7 of Bhopal district, 5 Sheopur, one Gwalior, 15 Shivpuri, 4 Guna, 21 Ashok Nagar, one Mandsaur, 3 Neemuch, 24 Ratlam, 10 Shajapur, 22 Ujjain, 17 Dewas, 5 Rajgarh, 15 Vidisha, 2 Sehore, 20 Raisen, 4 Betul, 4 Hoshangabad, 13 Indore, one Dhar, 2 Khargone, 7 Barwani, 2 Khandwa, 4 Burhanpur, 34 Tikamgarh, 23 Chhatarpur, 10 Panna, 17 Sagar, 6 Damoh, 8 Katni, 5 Chhindwara, 4 Seoni, 2 Balaghat, 20 Rewa, 35 Satna, 9 Shahdol, 2 Umaria, 4 Sidhi, 6 Anuppur and one of Mandla district.

Similarly, 2 candidates of Sehore district, 9 Sidhi, 5 Tikamgarh, 10 Anuppur, 10 Dhar, 4 Chhindwara, one Mandla, 12 Shahdol, one Ratlam, 12 Barwani and 2 candidates of Khandwa district of general/by-elections 2011 have been debarred for not providing election expenses’ details.

One candidate of Guna district, 2 Shajapur and 3 candidates of Anuppur district of general/by-elections 2013 have been debarred from contesting elections for five years.