ECI to visit J&K on March 4 to review security situation

JAMMU: A team of the Election Commission will visit Jammu and Kashmir on March 4 to review the security situation ahead of the Lok Sabha and State Assembly elections, officials said on Friday.

Keeping in view the upcoming general elections, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has ordered cancellation of leaves of the Government officers.

“Leave of any kind sanctioned to the gazetted officers except on medical grounds, child care leave for study purpose shall stand cancelled with effect from Monday,” Commissioner Secretary of General Administrative Department Hilal Ahmed said in a order on Friday.