Gangtok: Three candidates will contest the by-poll for Arithang-II, Municipal Ward of Gangtok Municipal Corporation as there was no withdrawal of any candidate.

The three candidates are Dawa Sherpa with electoral symbol Candle, Passang Tamang with symbol Can and Rajeney Gurung with symbol Ring.

The by-election is being conducted after the demise of former councillor Raju Tamang earlier this year.

The Municipal Returning Officer Ragul K. also convened a meeting with the contesting candidates and briefed them about the date of the election which will be held on September 17, 2021.

The Municipal Returning Officer also allotted the symbols to the contesting candidates.

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