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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Jammu Kashmir to hold civic polls elections likely in May June

By on Thursday, March 10, 2016

The suspense is continuing to form the J&K Government. The local bodies and the Panchayat election after 11 years are to be held there in May-June.

According to information; the governor, NN Vohra, on Tuesday in state administrative board said with Shantmanu, chief election officer, to complete the preparation for the local bodies civic polls in the first week of May.  However the election department will declare the dates after the meeting of main parties’ delegates with the governor.

Vohra said, “The state will be benefited maximum after the urban local bodies (ULB) election in time and the reward will be felicitated for this purpose from 14th finance commission. The fund of Rs 5480 crore will be granted to the decentralized democratic structure. Rs 3463 crore to Panchayat and Rs 1305 to Nagar Nigam; in addition Rs.346 crore and Rs 261 crore will be allotted of performance grant."