Shopian: As many as 35 polling parties along with ballot boxes and other election material have been dispatched for the conduct of District Development Council (DDC) and By-elections Panchayat (Sarpanchs and Panchs) in 18 Panchayat halqas of Ist Phase for Keller-I and Keller-II of district Shopian which is going to polls on 28th November 2020.
District Panchayat Election Officer (DPEO), Chaudhary Mohammad Yasin himself oversaw all the arrangements at Deputy Commissioner’s office Shopian during the dispatching of poll parties.
Speaking on the occasion, DPEO informed that district administration had made adequate arrangements for polling parties and said that voting for all blocks in Keller-I and Keller-II will take place from 7 am to 2 pm.
He said that these elections will be held in eight phases and said that all the preparations have been made for holding free and fair polls.
DPEO further said that the process of deployment of staff, training and other requirements is almost complete and elaborate security measures have been done for incident- free polls.