Kupwara: Pursuant to notifications for conduct of District Development Council and By-Panchayat elections, public notices for 3 constituencies viz. Kalaroos, Kralpora and Tangdar in district Kupwara have been issued Thursday for the first phase and simultaneously public notices have also been issued for vacant seats of 8 Sarpanch and 79 Panch seats falling in these constituencies.
As per notification, the last date for submission of nomination forms is November 12; while scrutiny of nomination papers shall be held on November 13. The last date for withdrawal of candidature is November 16, 28th November is the election date for the first phase with polling time from 7am to 2pm. The counting for the Sarpanch and Panch seats shall be held on same day i.e. November 28. While as, the date of counting of votes for DDCs is December 22.
As per data issued by District Election Officer Kupwara, 167 polling stations have been established which include 70 in Kalaroos, 46 in Kralpora and 51 in Tangdar. As many as 505 Presiding and Polling officers have been appointed for these constituencies.