ATTOCK

As many as 3,389 candidates filed nominations for the upcoming local government (LG) elections in Attock district scheduled to be held on January 30.

As per details, out of the total candidates, 486 aspirants have filed nomination papers against 77 councilor's seats in six tehsils Municipal Committees of the district, while 2,903 filed nominations for 923 seats of 71 Union Councils of the district.

According to focal persons for the LG polls Jhangir Akhtar Mirza, the data of nomination papers was received till last date on December 27 by Returning Officers in six tehsil Municipal committees including Attock, Hazro, Jand, Hasanabdal, Fatehjang and Pindigheb.

A total of 2,903 candidates field nomination papers for 923 seats of 71 Union Councils of the district. Each UC has 13 seats including Chairman, Vice Chairman and 11 members.