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Public Notice For Vice-Presidential Election Issued By Returning Officer

Apoorva Mandhani
4 July 2017 4:56 PM GMT
Public Notice For Vice-Presidential Election Issued By Returning Officer
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A Public Notice for the Vice-Presidential election has been issued by the Returning Officer, Mr. Shumsher K. Sheriff. Additional Secretary of Rajya Sabha, Mukul Pande and Joint Secretary of Rajya Sabha, Rohtas have been appointed as the Assistant Returning Officers for the elections.

Mr. Sheriff has issued the following rules, as required under Rule 3 of the Presidential and Vice Presidential Elections Rules, 1974:

  1. Nomination papers may be delivered by a candidate or any one of his proposers or seconders to the returning officer at his office in room number 29, Ground Floor, Parliament House, New Delhi, or if he is unavoidably absent, to the Assistant Returning Officers, Mukul Pande, Joint Secretary or Rohtas, Joint Secretary, Rajya Sabha Secretariat, between 11 am and 3 pm on any day (other than a public holiday) by July 18, 2017.

  2. Each nomination paper shall be accompanied by a certified copy of the entry relating to the candidate in the electoral roll for the parliamentary constituency in which the candidate is registered as an elector.

  3. Every candidate shall deposit Rs 15,000. The amount may be deposited in cash with the returning officer at the time of presentation of the nomination paper or deposited earlier in the Reserve Bank of India or in a Government Treasury. In the latter case, a receipt showing that the said deposit of the sum has been so made is required to be enclosed with the nomination paper.

  4. Forms of nomination papers may also be obtained from the office.

The following schedule has been fixed for the elections:

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