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Polls in four Maharashtra municipal councils and nagar panchayats

Mumbai: Elections to four municipal councils and nagar panchayats in Maharashtra, along with bypolls for six seats in various municipal corporations, including Mumbai, will be held on Friday.

Bypolls for seven seats in as many municipal councils/nagar panchayats and two seats in Wardha and Osmanabad Zilla Parishads will also be held.

A total of 59 candidates are in the fray for 17 seats in Kankavli nagar panchayat and four candidates for the post of panchayat president.

For the 17-member Aajra nagar panchayat, a total of 70 candidates are in the poll arena while three contestants for the panchayat president’s post.

For 24 seats in Jamner municipal council, a total of 57 candidates are in the fray, he said, adding that there are two contestants for the council president’s post.

For 23 seats in Vaijapur municipal council, 54 candidates are are in the fray while five contestants for the post of council president.

The counting of votes will be taken up on April 12.

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