SRINAGAR: After all parties meet in New Delhi the Delimitation Commission under the chairmanship of Justice (Retd) Ranjana Prakash Desai on Wednesday said that the members have decided to visit the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir from July 06 to 09 July 2021.
Reliable sources told that the commission will meet leaders of all political parties of Jammu and Kashmir on July 06.
In a statement, the Delimitation Commission has said that Commission will visit Jammu and Kashmir from July 06 to 09 July 2021 and will also interact with political parties, public representatives and administration of J-K including election officers across the Union Territory to gather first hand information and input concerning the ongoing process of delimitation as mandate under the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act.
The commission was constituted in March 2020 and its term was extended by another year in March 2021 in view of the ongoing pandemic. Third member of the commission is the State Election Commissioner of the UT of Jammu and Kashmir. The Commission also has five associate members nominated by the speaker of Lok Sabha. The commission already had a series of meetings related to data, map of the districts/constituencies related to census 2011.
Earlier the commission invited all associate members for interaction which were participated by two of its associate members
The Commission also said that it had received a number of representations on various aspects concerning delimitation from civil societies and members of public across Jammu and Kashmir and accordingly all such suggestions and directions that these may be deliberated further in the context of ground realities in the context concerning delimitation.
The commission expects that all stakeholders will cooperate in this endeavor and will provide valuable suggestions so that the task of delimitation is completed timely. (KDC)