Puducherry : The Local Body Election in the Union Territory will be held in three phases on October 21, October 25 and October 28, State Election Commissioner Roy P Thomas said on Wednesday.
Talking to news persons here, he said that in the first phase, election will be held for Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam Municipalities, Kottucherry, Neravy, Nedumgadu,Thirumalairayanpatinam and Thirunallar Commune Panchayats.
Mr Thomas said Election to Puducherry and Oulgaret Municipalities will be held in the second phase and in the third phase, Ariyankauppam, Bahour, Mannadipet, Nettapakkam and Villianur Commune Panchayats will go to the poll.
The filing of nominations will commence on September 30 for the first phase polling, October 4 for second phase and October 7 for the third phase polling.
The last date for filing nominations for first phase will be October 7, Second phase October 11 and third phase on October 15.
Scrutiny of nomination papers will be taken up October 8 for first phase, October 12 for second phase and October 16 for third phase polling.
The last date for withdrawal of nomination papers will be October 21 for the first phase, October 25 for second phase and October 28 for third phase polling, Mr.Thomas said.