Complete process within 6 months: HC directs State

Division Bench of Jammu and Kashmir High Court today directed the state to complete the election process for Urban Local Bodies within six months.
Complete process within 6 months: HC directs State
Representational Pic

Division Bench of Jammu and Kashmir High Court today directed the state to complete the election process for Urban Local Bodies within six months.

The Bench directed that respondents shall finalize the schedule of dates within three months and complete the elections for all Urban Local Bodies within three months therefrom.

"As the date has to be fixed by the respondents taking note of various factors, we are leaving same to the Chief Electoral Officer who in consultation with the appropriate authority shall take immediate steps to announce the schedule," the DB ordered.

The direction was passed in a petition filed by Dr. HR Sharma – retired Professor of University of Jammu and a social activist. (JNF)
No stories found.
Greater Kashmir
www.greaterkashmir.com