KCCI Held Polls for Executive Committee

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Srinagar – For electing its executive committee of nineteen members for the year 2012-13, the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) Saturday held elections with 83 per cent turn over, an official statement said.

The election process started in the morning and continued throughout the day with mebers casting their votes smoothly.

The KCC&I had made adequate arrangements of security to ensure the smooth conduct of the polls which was conducted in a democratic and under constitutional obligations of KCC&I.

“As per the constitution, the KCCI had set up a polling sub-committee to conduct the election process,” the statement said.

“Two scrutinizers called from J&K SIDCO and J&K Bank, who also completed their assignment quite satisfactorily,” it said.

Executives of the election commission constituted for the purpose told that 600 votes were cast while 171 members abstained.

There were 888 votes, out of which 736 were polled and 19 remain unvoted

Executives of the election commission constituted for the purpose said 888 votes were cast while 19 members abstained from franchise.

It may be recalled here, last year KCCI had to run into trouble as some disruption in the polling had happened, when one of the members was stopped from casting his vote. Later on police had to be called to pacify the angry members.

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