Panchayat elections to be held in November-December in J-K: SEC

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SRINAGAR — Recently appointed State Election Commissioner for Jammu and Kashmir, Braj Raj Sharma on Tuesday said that Panchayat elections will be held in J&K in the month of November-December this year while preparation for the same is underway.

Sharma made these remarks during an interview with a national television channel, stating, “The basic voter list process has already been revised, and a special revision will be conducted to thoroughly verify any uncertainties or doubts.”

He further clarified that the upcoming elections will be conducted on a non-party basis. The tenure of the previous Panchayat representatives, which was constituted in 2018, will be completed by the end of this year and the beginning of the next year.

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It is evident that the elections will be held from mid-November to December of this year, as preparations are currently underway, he added.

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