Jamshedpur: Under tight security arrangements candidates for all the six assembly constituencies under the Jamshedpur parliamentary constituency have started filing nomination from Monday at different locations. Mubin Khan filed nomination as an Independent candidate from Jamshedpur West. While former MLA Banna Gupta purchased form.
East Singhbhum deputy commissioner cum district electoral officer Ravi Shankar Shukla said that the candidates can file nomination from 11 am till 3pm and can come to the premises of the returning officer with a maximum of four persons for filing nomination.
The nomination process is being recorded on video. Administration will also keep a watch on candidates of various national parties coming to the venue of nomination for any violation of model code of conduct.
Candidates for Jamshedpur East assembly constituency can file nomination at Dhalbhum SDO office while those for Jamshedpur West constituency can file at ADM law and order office at the district collectorate.
Candidates for Jugsalai and Potka assembly segments can file nomination at deputy development commissioner East Singhbhum office and additional deputy collector offices at the district collectorate. Candidates for Ghatshila and Baharagora can file nomination at Ghatshila SDO office and Ghatshila land revenue deputy collector office respectively at Ghatshila.
The returning officer said that adequate arrangements have been made for the nomination. He said that the candidate can only take four people with him while filing nomination.
“Security has been tightened owing to the nomination. Adequate forces have been deployed from,” he noted.
He said that all the parties have been asked to abide model code of conduct. No meetings will be allowed after 10 PM in the city. Moreover special drive would carried by the district police to recover arms without license.
Making it clear that the staff deputed for election duties must attend the same without fail, he said that any employee who abstained from election duties without valid reason would be liable fordisciplinary action.