SRINAGAR – As many as 163 Observers have been appointed for the conduct of upcoming election for chairpersons of Block Development Councils (BDCs) in Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile, all the Observers have been directed to report to the respective Deputy Commissioner/District Panchayat Election Officer by or before October 9, corresponding to the last date for filling of nomination papers.
An official said that Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), J&K has appointed 163 Observers for the conduct of election for chairpersons of BDCs in Jammu and Kashmir.
According to an order issued by the CEO, 79 Observers have been appointed for Jammu division while as 63 for Kashmir Division and 16 in Ladakh division for conduct of the elections.
He said the General Administration Department has directed all the Observers appointed in connection with the conduct of BDCs elections in the State to report to the respective Deputy Commissioner/District Panchayat Election Officer by or before October 9.
He said the details of blocks allotted to the concerned Observers/officers, as per the order issued by Chief Electoral Officer, J&K is available on GAD website.