GUWAHATI: A total of eight candidates withdrew their nomination papers on Tuesday, on the last date of withdrawal of nomination for the forthcoming Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) election to be held on April 22.
In ward no. 5, three candidates withdrew their nomination papers while one candidate in ward no. 6, one candidate in ward 7, one candidate in ward no. 11, one candidate in ward no. 12 and one candidate in Ward no. 22 withdrew their nominations. After withdrawal of nomination papers by eight candidates, three candidates, namely Sanjay Das (BJP) of ward no 5, Sutapa Sarkar (BJP) of ward no 6 and Smita Roy (BJP) of ward no 22 will be the only candidates in their respective wards.