Ganderbal: In order to ensure smooth conduct of Municipal elections in 17 Wards of Ganderbal, Municipal Committee, District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Dr. Piyush Singla who is also the District Election Officer, has appointed 4 Returning Officers (ROs) and 8 Assistant Returning Officers (AROs) with the issuance of notification by Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) for the conduct of Municipal Elections 2018.
Shabir Ahmad Matto, Chief Horticulture Officer Ganderbal, Mohsin Ali Khan, Superintendent ITI, Ganderbal, Abdul Majeed Tantray, Assistant Labour Commissioner, Ganderbal and Dr. Abdul Majeed Bhat, District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Ganderbal have been appointed as Returning Officers.
Besides, Abdul Razak Mir, Agricultural Extension Officer (AEO) Ganderbal, Ghulam Naqashbandh, Agricultural Extension Officer (AEO) Ganderbal, Dr. Younis Farooq (VAS) DSHO Ganderbal, Imran Ali, Asstt. Engineer, PMGSY Ganderbal, Mohd Saleem Darzi (H.D.O) CHO Ganderbal, Khursheed Khali I/C Functional Manager, DIC Ganderbal, Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat, (AEE) Sonamarg Development Authority and Sunil Gupta, HDO Chief Horticulture Officer Ganderbal were appointed as Assistant Returning Officers.
Manzoor Ahmad, District Mineral Officer, Geology and Mining Ganderbal has been appointed as Assistant Returning Officer (ARO) Headquarter.
As per the schedule issued from the office of CEO, date of issuance of notification is 24th September, last date for making nomination is 1st October, date of scrutiny is 3rd October, last date of withdrawal is 5th October and date of polling is 16th October, 2018. Poll timing has been kept from 7 AM to 2 PM.
Nodal Officers have been appointed for various activities related to the smooth, free & fair conduct of Municipal elections. For any modal code of conduct related query, Mr. Nazir Ahmad Baba, ADDC Ganderbal can be contacted.
Besides, as per office order, all the civilians and retired force personnel possessing valid arms’ license in jurisdiction of District Ganderbal have been asked to deposit their arms/ammunitions at local concerned police stations by or before 21st September 2018.