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CEO of J&K, to hold meet in connection with polls

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By  Our Reporter

Srinagar: State Chief Electoral Officer Shailendra Kumar will be holding video conference meeting on Friday, a State order was quoted by some news agencies. It said that the meeting would be held with all the district officials of the J&K State in connection with the possibility of holding assembly elections in the State.

The official order said that the meeting will review the electors’ verification programme, which allows residents to verify their names in the voters list, new registrations, changes in voter details, and corrections in voter ID cards, leading to overall revision and purification of the electoral rolls of the state.

It is in place to mention that Election Commission of India has indicated earlier that the dates about the holding of assembly elections would be taken after the conclusion of annual Amarnath Yatra in Kashmir valley. ECI has been monitoring the situation in Kashmir valley and it decided against holding of assembly elections simultaneously with Parliamentary polls.

State BJP unit in the recent past has said they were ready for the polls and even nominated Avinash Rai Khana as the in charge of elections in J&K State.

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