MC Ashmuqam elections on March 9: DEO

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Mar 6: Deputy Commissioner Anantnag who is also the District Election Officer (DEO) today announced that the election for the president and vice president of Municipal Committee, Ashmuqam will be held on March 9.
An order issued here by DC Anantnag Anshul Garg said that the election to the vacant seats of Municipal Committee, Ashmuqam was held on 22.12.2020 and accordingly four more candidates returned as elected Councillors constituting a body of 12 elected members
“In pursuance of resolution passed by a majority of votes by the elected Councillors, the seat of president has fallen vacant and accordingly, the election of new president and vice president has been necessitated,” the order said.
The order also directed the Executive Officer, Municipal Committee Ashmuqam to ensure that all the necessary arrangements are in place for the smooth and successful conduct of the election as required under the relevant provision of the J&K Municipal Act 2000.