A total of 43 candidates filed their nomination papers Monday for the upcoming urban local body polls to the five municipal committees and one municipal council in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district.
The 13 nominations filed for the municipal council election includes four women, an official spokesman said.
Four nominations were filed for the Billawar Municipal Committee.
Nine nominations were filed for the Parole Municipal Committee.
Till Monday, a total of 46 candidates have filed their nominations for the Kathua urban local body polls of which 11 candidates belong to national parties, two are of state parties and 33 are independents.