Jharkhand Panchayat Election: Final publication of voter list on 7th February! Amount of candidates fixed, know update

Ranchi. There is no clarity about when the Jharkhand Panchayat elections will be held so far. But, according to the sources of the Election Commission, elections can be conducted in March. The news is also that the Election Commission is continuously preparing for this. Meanwhile, the Jharkhand State Election Commission has issued an order for fragmentation of voter list for the three-tier panchayat elections to be held this year. Along with this, on the basis of the qualifying date of January 1, 2022, the Election Commission of India has asked to take necessary action to prepare the voter list for the Panchayat elections on the basis of the final voter list published on January 5.

In a letter sent by State Election Commission Secretary Radheshyam Prasad to all the Deputy Commissioners cum District Election Officers, it has been said that the Election Commission of India has finally published the voter list on January 5, assuming the qualifying date as January 1, 2022, whose hard work The copy has been made available to all the districts by the Cabinet Election Department. The District Deputy Election Officer (Panchayat) cum Panchayat Raj Officer will ensure necessary preparations according to this instruction.

Along with this, it has also been clarified in this letter that in the process of fragmentation of the voter list, care will be taken that the block wise copies of the voter list are complete and relevant. Along with this, the officers will be satisfied after thorough investigation that no part has been left out. Along with this, the regional election ward wise fragmentation of the voter list has been asked to be done by January 22, the publication of the voter list and receipt of claims and objections and their disposal by January 24, the final publication of the voter list by February 7. Along with this and the final prepared voter list along with soft copy has been asked to be made available to the commission by February 9.

Let us inform that in the month of October-November last year, the voter list for the Panchayat elections was prepared on January 1, 2021, considering the eligibility. Meanwhile, 6,42,928 voters have increased in the revised electoral roll prepared by the Election Commission of India. A total of 2,44,73,937 voters will exercise their franchise in the Panchayat elections in which 1,26,13,219 are male, 1,18,60,442 are female and 276 are third gender. 3,95,798 youth who became first time voters will also exercise their franchise for the first time.

Meanwhile, State Election Commissioner DK Tiwari has set a ceiling on the expenditure incurred and authorized by the candidates in the three-tier Panchayat elections. Under this, the head will be able to spend Rs 85,000 and the Zilla Parishad members Rs 2.14 lakh. Whereas Panchayat Samiti members will make Rs 71,000.

It is worth noting that the Jharkhand government minister had claimed that panchayat elections would be conducted in Jharkhand before March. Not only this, in response to a question asked by the legislators in the winter session of the Jharkhand Legislative Assembly, the government had assured early panchayat elections. At present the state government is not conducting panchayat elections due to corona infection.


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