Notifications issued for J&K DDC polls, panchayat-municipal by-elections

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir State Election Commissioner K K Sharma issued the first notification on Thursday for conducting the maiden election to the district development councils (DDCs) in 20 districts and by-polls to panchayats.
The DDC elections, the first major political activity since the abrogation of Article 370 provisions on August 5 last year, will be held in eight phases from November 28 to December 22.
Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Hardesh Kumar also issued the first notification for conducting an eight-phase bypoll for the civic bodies. (AGENCIES)