Political parties release names of Mayoral candidates

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Dehra Dun, Mar 29 (UNI) The political parties here have declared the names of their mayoral candidates for the civic body elections to be held next month.

The Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (UKD) has named Vivekanand Khanduri as its mayoral candidate, while Vinod Uniyal is one of BJP's forerunners for the post.

According to the BJP sources, Mr Uniyal, a candidate in the last elections, has sought the support of Utttarakhand Chief Minister B C Khanduri. Besides, the other name from the party doing the rounds is that of leader Prakash Suman Dhyani.

From the Congress camp, former Mayor Manorama Sharma, besides former Minister Hira Singh Bisht and Lal Chand Sharma, is a contender for the post of mayor.

The BJP has declared a list of 33 names in the first list of candidates for the local body elections to be held on April 19.

The last date for filing the nominations is April 1.

The results will be declared on April 21.

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