Civic Polls 2017: Voting begins in 3 municipal corporation in Punjab

Voting for electing 222 ward councilors of three municipal corporations in Punjab's Amritsar, Jalandhar and Ludhiana started on Sunday. The voting will be held between 8 am to 4 pm. The polling for 327 wards of 29 municipal councils will be held simultaneously with Nagar Panchayats. 873 polling stations have been set up for the elections. Around 8000 polling staffs and 15,500 police personnel have been deployed for the election duty.