DDC chairperson election for Rajouri postponed

Sajjad Iqbal Poswal

Rajouri, Feb 13 (KNS): The election for the post of chairperson and vice chairperson for District Development Council Rajouri was postponed due to lack of required quorum on Saturday.

The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration had won nine seats in Rajouri making it as undisputed contender for the post of chairmanship which is reserved for Scheduled Tribes. 

An official told news agency KNS that the meeting of all elected member was called today in the conference hall of DC office Rajouri to elect one of its member to be the chairperson and another to be the vice chairperson.

He said that in pursuance of the notice only nine members out of fourteen attended and due to lack of required quorum the meeting was adjourned and election for the DDC chairperson postponed.

Meanwhile, the date of second meeting shall be notified separately said District Panchayat Election Officer in his order. (KNS)

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