Sixty nominations have been filed for the 18 vacant positions in various rural local bodies in Tiruchi district where by-elections are to be held on February 27. By-elections are to be held for one panchayat union ward, two panchayat president posts and 15 village panchayat wards in the district. Saturday was the last date for filing of nominations. The nomination papers would be taken up for scrutiny on Monday and the last date for withdrawal of nominations will be February 18.

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