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Municipal Polls-2018: CEO interacts with General, Expenditure Observers.

Chief Electoral Officer, J&K ShaleenKabra convened a meeting with General and Expenditure Observers for Municipal Polss-2018 and instructed them to ensure that the elections are held in a free and a fair manner.

Addressing a team of over 200 officers drawn from across the state, CEO briefed them about their role and responsibility under the guidelines and provisions of the Municipal Corporation and Council/ Committee Act and rules.


The State’s Election Office today said that with the amendments in J&K Representation of People Act-1957 and J&K Conduct of Election Rules-1965, the names of Kashmiri Migrants continue to be enrolled in the Electoral Rolls of Assembly Constituencies of Kashmir Valley.

“As the Municipal Electoral Rolls are relatable to the Legislative Assembly Electoral Rolls, their names exist in the Electoral Rolls of the Municipal Bodies in the Kashmir Valley,” a spokesman of the Election Office said.


With the issuance of notification by Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) for the conduct of Municipal Elections 2018, the District Election Officer (Deputy Commissioner), Srinagar has appointed 20 Returning Officers and 41 Assistant Returning Officers for the smooth conduct of Municipal elections in 74 Wards of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation.

Assistant Returning Officer (Hq) has been appointed who shall act as an ARO to all the ROs appointed. The arrangement has been done for the convenience of the candidates.

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