Panchayat Polls- 2018: CEO issues fresh notification for Gurez block


The Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra on Thursday issued a fresh notification for the conduct of the Panchayati Polls-2018 to elect Sarpanches and Panches for Block Gurez in district Bandipora.

The fresh notification was issued in view of the report of District Panchayat Election Officer Bandipora that extremely harsh weather conditions and disruption of road connectivity have resulted in depriving a large number of intending candidates from filing nominations in the elections leading to no nominations for Halqa Panchayats of Block Gurez of District Bandipora.

Accordingly, the Notification dated 23rd October 2018, to the extent it pertains to the process of conduct of elections in the said Block, is hereby rescinded, the notification added.

As per the fresh notification, the last date for making nominations is November 05, 2018 (Monday), the date for the scrutiny of nominations is November 06, 2018 (Tuesday), the last date for withdrawal of candidature is November 08, 2018 (Thursday), the date on which a poll, if necessary, shall be held on November 17, 2018 (Saturday) from 8.00 am to 2.00 pm, the date of counting is November 17, 2018 (Saturday) unless notified otherwise, and the date before which the election shall be completed on 17 December 2018  (Monday).


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