Special Correspondent

The last date for filing of nominations is Wednesday; counting of votes will be taken up on September 20

TIRUCHI: Byelections to vacant posts in various rural local bodies in the district would be held on September 18.

Bypolls are to be held for the vacant posts of one panchayat union ward councillor (Vaiyampatti ward 5), one town panchayat ward councillor (Pullampadi ward 6- ST Women), two posts of village panchayat presidents (Kannivadugapatti and Kalingamudaiyanpatti) and 19 posts of village panchayat ward councillors.

Following are the panchayats wards for which the by-elections are to be held: Adikudi ward 1; Sathamangalam ward 2, Valaiyur ward 1, Sirupathur ward 5, Samudram ward 1, Nachikurichi ward 5, T.Pudupatti ward 3, Vembanur ward 3, Saradamangalam ward 1, Anjalam ward 3, M.Pudupatti ward 5, Krishnasamudram ward 4, Govindapuram ward 2, Kollapatti ward 1, Kottaiyur ward 2, Vannadu ward 3, Inampuduvadi ward 1 and Ponnambalampatti ward 1.

The last date for filing of nominations will be September 4. The nominations will be scrutinised on September 5 and the last date for withdrawals will be September 8. Counting of votes would be on September 20, a release said.