Srinagar: The Governor Administration is against holding Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir in June, reported the ANI.
Quoting sources of the Election Commission, Governor administration has asked EC to hold Assembly elections in JK in June.
“Administration cites Ramzan, Amarnath Yatra, tourist season, Bakarwal migration as reasons for further delay in elections,” sources told ANI.
EC Sources: J&K Governor’s administration is against holding assembly elections in June; has asked ECI to hold elections in November. Administration cites Ramzan, Amarnath Yatra, tourist season, Bakarwal migration as reasons for further delay in elections.
— ANI (@ANI) April 26, 2019
Earlier, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Jammu and Kashmir withdrew a letter asking the deputy election officers to submit information over the appointment of nodal officers for the forthcoming assembly elections in the state.
“…the letter regarding the subject stands withdrawn ab-initio,” said another letter, issued by the CEO this evening.