Chief Electoral Officers Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday canceled posting and transfers of tehsildars ordered by the Revenue department.
As per an order issued by joint CEO, all deputy commissioners apprised that transfers orders issued by Revenue department is Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in view of upcoming municipal polls.
Referring to government order No.167-Rev (Gaz) of 2018 dated September 28, 2018 wherein orders of transfer and posting have been issued by Revenue Department for tehsildars.
The CEO directed DEOs to cancel all such transfers in view of the Model Code of Conduct being at place. He directed them not to implement it till further orders from this office. He also directed officials, who had reported at new place to report back to their original place of posting.