The Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra on Monday issued notification for the conduct of the third phase of Panchayat Polls-2018.
The notification has been issued for block Kralpora, Meelyal, ReddiChokibal, Handwara in district Kupwara; Sumbal in district Bandipora, Rohama and Baramulla in Baramulla district, Ganderbal in Ganderbal district, Soibugh and Sursyar in Budgam district, Keller in Shopian district, D H Pora, DK Marg, and Menzgam in Kulgam district, Pashkum, South, TSG, Kargil, and Zansker in Kargil district, Chuchot, Thiksey, Leh, Nimoo, and Saspol in Leh district of Kashmir division.
In Jammu division, the elections will be held in block Drabshalla, Inderwal, MugalMaidan and Nagsani in Kishtwar district, Thathri, Chiralla, and Kahara in Doda district, Gool and GundiDharam in Ramban district, Chenani and Chanunta in Udhampur district, KeerianGandyal, Nagri, Basohli, and Bhoond in Kathua district, Rajouri and Dhangri in Rajouri district and Sathra, Nagali Sahib Sain Baba in Poonch district.
According to the notification, the last date for making nominations is 5 November 2018 (Monday), the date for the scrutiny of nominations is 6 November 2018 (Tuesday), the last date for withdrawal of candidature is 8 November 2018 (Thursday).
According to it, the poll, if necessary, shall be held on November 24, 2018 (Saturday) from 8.00 am to 2.00 pm, the date of counting is 24 November 2018 (Saturday) unless notified otherwise, and the date before which the election shall be completed is 17 December, 2018 (Monday), an official handout said.