As the elections are getting closer, there is a rush of candidates, a huge crowd of candidates has gathered in the block since this morning, while all the top officials including SDM are present on the spot. Panchayat since morning in Maudha block complex of Hamirpur district. Election enthusiasts were seen when a huge crowd of candidates and their proposers gathered from the morning of the first day of nomination, while SDM Rajesh Chaurasia himself has reached the block to take stock of the situation. Hundred and thirty people filed their nomination papers, while 348 for Kshetra Panchayat member and 332 for Gram Panchayat member filed nomination papers. During this time there was a huge crowd on the road and the situation remained jammed all day. No one was allowed to go inside without mask while doing duty while maintaining social distance inside the block.