A total 95 candidates are vying for the chairman while 541 candidates for general councillor seats in the local body elections to be held on December 3.

As many as aspirants had filed papers for the slot of district chairman of Sialkot while 721 were selected and 14 rejected. District Election Commissioner Muhammad Javaid Iqbal said that a total of 151 candidates in tehsil Daska will contest the elections while 137 in tehsil Pasrur and 118 in tehsil Sambrial will contest for different slots of chairman and general councillor.

The total number of the candidates of municipal committees’ member is 406. The total registered voters are 2,007,197 while 1,163,508 are male and 143,760 females. There are 20 wards in municipal committees of Sambrial and the total male voters in Sambrial are 100,537 out of which females are 72,016. There are total 26 wards in tehsil Pasrur where registered male voters are 235,724 and female 161,752. The registered male voters in Municipal Committee Sialkot are 335,107 and female voters 241,614.