Sehgal appointed ARO for JCCI polls

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Dec 26: Retired Judge Suresh Sharma, appointed Receiver by the Court for Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI), today appointed Prof (Dr) Braj Dev Sehgal as Assistant Returning Officer (ARO) for the conduct of forthcoming elections of the office bearers of the JCCI being held on January 17, 2021.
The Receiver has already enforced Model Code of Conduct for the candidates and other members. Restricting some activities, Sharma has directed that no candidate shall host or arrange himself or through some one else parties, dinners, lunch etc for canvassing. He has further instructed that during period of elections, no hoardings, banners or posters of the candidates shall be displayed anywhere. Only a big banner, with photographs of the candidates will be allowed to be displayed on the day of election, outside the premises, where election is to be conducted.
It is pertinent to mention here that the contesting candidates had to file nomination papers up to December 17, 2020. Scrutiny of the documents will be held on December 27, 2020 while last date for withdrawal of nominations is January 6, 2021. The polling will be held on January 17, 2021 at the Chamber office, Rail Head Complex, Jammu.