Programme to prepare electoral rolls for Panchayat elections released


Bhopal, September 29, 2015 (Ataullah Faizan):   State Election Commission has decided to hold in December 2015 by-elections to fill up vacancies in Panchayats of various levels in the state as on September 30, 2015. Elections will also be held in newly constituted Gram Panchayats and Panchayats whose term is coming to end in December and which have been excluded from reserved category. Programme to prepare electoral rolls for such Panchayats has been released. Secretary State Election Commission Mr. G.P. Shrivastava has informed that appointment and training of registration and assistant registration officers will be done till October 1. Draft of electoral rolls will be prepared till October 12. Vendors will print drafts and send them to election office by October 30. Public notification will be published and claims & objections received from October 30 and disposed of by November 12. Final electoral rolls will be published on November 20, 2015.