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Chandigarh: It will again be BJP vs AAP in the Chandigarh mayor polls have been scheduled for January 17.
As per the notification issued by officiating Chandigarh Deputy Commissioner Yashpal Garg, it notification stated that the elections will be held at 11 am at the Assembly hall of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation building.
Nominations have to be filed by January 12 latest by 5 pm as per the notification, Nominated councillor Amit Jindal will be the presiding authority. The polls will be held in the presence of the Deputy Commissioner.
In Chandigarh Mayor has a one-year term.
According to the order issued, DC stated that Amit Jindal, councillor, shall conduct the meeting of the corporation to elect the mayor, as per the provisions of the Punjab Municipal Corporation Act, 1976 as extended to the Union Territory, Chandigarh by the Punjab Municipal Corporation Law (Extension to Chandigarh) Act, 1994 (Act No. 45 of 1994) and the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation (Procedure and conduct of Business) Regulations, 1996.
Presently, AAP and BJP both have 14 councillors
Both the AAP and the BJP have 14 councillors each in the 35-member corporation. The Congress has 6 councillors and the SAD 1. The mayor seat this time is from the general pool.

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