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ECI announces poll schedule for 11 seats in JK legislative council

ECI announces poll schedule for 11 seats in JK legislative council

New Delhi: Election Commission today announced the schedule to fill up a total of 11 vacancies in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council.  While eight vacancies arose due to retirement of sitting members, three other seats fell vacant after the MLCs were elected to the state assembly.

SLNo.

Constituency

Name of member

Date of

Vacancy

1.

Jammu Province

Mr. M.K. Ajatshatru

Singh

09.03.2015

2.

Jammu Province

Mr. B.R. Kundal

09.03.2015  

3.

Jammu Province

Mr. Syed Asgar Au

09.03.2015

4.

Ladakh Tehsil of

Province

Kashmir

Mr. Narboo Gialchan

09.03.2015

5.

Kargil     Tehsil     of

Province

Kashmir

Mr. Aga Syed Ahmad

Rizvi

09.03.2015

6.

Kashmir Province

Mr. Vijay Bakaya

16.03.2015

7.

Kashmir Privince

Mr. Syed Mohammad

Rafiq Shah

16.03.2

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8.

Jammu Province

Mr. Khalid Najeeb

Suharwardy

16.03.2015

The polls will be held on March 2, for which the notification will be issued on February 12 and February 18 will be the last date of filing nominations.

The scrutiny of papers will be held the next day. Candidates can withdraw from the electoral battle by February 21.  The counting will be held on March 2.

SCHEDULE FOR ELECTIONS

  1. 1.Date of Issue of 12-2-2015 (Thursday)
  1. 2.Last date for 18-2-2015 (Wednesday) Nominations
  1. 3.Date for Scrutiny of 19-2-2015 (Thursday)
  1. 4.Last date for the of candidatures 21-2-2015 (Saturday)
  1. 5.Date of 2-3-2015 (Monday)
  1. 6.Date for Counting of 2-3-2015 (5.00 PM)
  1. 7.Date before which 7-3-2015 (Saturday) election shall be completed.

3.Further, 3 other casual vacancies are also required to be filled up for the reasons shown below:

Si.

No.

Name of Member

Province

Date of Vacancy

Date upto which the remainder of the term will continue

Reason of vacancy & date of vacancy

1

Mr.Mohammad

Ashraf Mir

Kashmir

Province

23.12.2014

19.4.2017

Seat vacant following

his election to Legislative Assembly w.e.f 23.12.2014

2

Mr. Abdul

Majeed Bhat

Kashmir

Province

23.12.2014

16.3.2019

-do­

3

Mr.      Devender

Singh Rana

Jammu Province

23.12.2014

16.3.2019

-do­

M K Ajatshatru Singh (Jammu Province),  B R Kundal (Jammu Province), Syed Asgar Ali (Jammu Province), Narboo Gialchan ( Ladakh Tehsil of Kashmir Province), Aga Syed Ahmad Rizvi (Kargil Tehsil of Kashmir Province), Vijay Bakaya (Kashmir Province), Syed Mohammad Rafiq Shah (Kashmir Province) and Khalid Najeeb Suharwardy (Jammu Province) are retiring between March 9 and 16 necessitating the biennial election.  

The bypoll to the Legislative Council was necessitated after Mohammad Ashraf Mir (Kashmir Province), Abdul Majeed Bhat (Kashmir Province) and Devender Singh Rana (Jammu Province) were elected to the Legislative Assembly held last year.

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