On the second day, as many as 28 candidates filed their nominations for the coming Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) elections scheduled on June 16.

Deputy Commissioner Shimla who is also the District Returning officer, Rohan Chand Thakur, on Saturday said that out of the 34 Shimla municipal wards for 19 wards, 28 candidates filed their nominations.

The date for filing nominations started on Friday and so far 38 candidates have filed their nominations, he said, adding that June 5 is the last date for filing of the same.