Only 5 persons including candidate can enter RO room

Bhopal: Chief Electoral Officer Anupam Rajan has said that only 4 persons along with the candidates who come to file nomination will be able to enter the Returning Officer’s room. Only three vehicles will be allowed to enter within 100 meters. The process of filing nomination will start at 11 am and will continue till 3 pm. No person will be allowed to enter the room or bring documents after 3 pm.

Candidates will have to come to the RO room with all the relevant and necessary documents like nomination form, proof of security deposit, Form-A and B, affidavit etc. If the candidate is not an elector of the same constituency from where he is contesting the election, then the candidate will have to file a copy of the electoral roll of the concerned constituency or a certified copy of the relevant part of the electoral roll.

A candidate can file 4 nomination papers for the same constituency. These can be submitted together or separately. The nomination process will also be videographed.

It may be noted that with the release of the notification for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections on March 28, the process of filing nomination papers will begin.

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