No nominations filed in 132 Gadchiroli villages

Gadchiroli, Jun 22 (PTI) Due to the threats issued by Naxals, not a single nomination has been filed in 132 of 139 villages where panchayat elections are scheduled for June 24. Elections would be held for 435 seats in 139 village panchayats. District officers said that no nominations had been filed yet in 132 villages. As many as 71 elected public representatives in this Naxal-affected district had earlier resigned from their posts following a threat issued by the ultras. PTI Cor KRK

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