Governor Promulgates J&K Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017

Jammu, November 04: Governor N N Vohra has assented to the promulgation of Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017, so that no time whatsoever is lost in commencing preparations for the conduct of the pending elections.

The Governor observed that the establishment of the PRI set up shall ensure effective participation of the people in the decision making process and enable them to oversee the implementation of developmental programmes.

Considering the time-frame for the forthcoming elections the Governor has also consented to the issue of the J&K Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Ordinance 2017 to empower the State Chief Electoral Officer to determine and de-limit halqa panchayats and to conduct the Panchayat elections



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