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No executive member can represent KCCI till elections held: DC Srg Aijaz Asad

Mohammad Aijaz Asad | The Dispatch
Mohammad Aijaz Asad | The Dispatch

Srinagar: In light of the upcoming elections for the Chamber, the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Aijaz Asad has prohibited the office holders of the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) from holding any public activities, including press conferences.

He has prohibited KCCI office holders from doing aforementioned activities on the grounds that they would violate the model code of conduct for those elections.

“In view of High Court order dated 2.12.2022 regarding the conduct of election to the executive committee of KCCI and in observance to the prevailing directions of the High Court viz-a-viz existing organisational structure of KCCI, no member of the KCCI shall represent himself or herself as the executive head or office bearer of chamber in any of the public or private activities or press conference as the process of elections to the executive committee of KCCI is in progress and such act will be in violation the model code of conduct as it would directly or indirectly influence the voters of the chamber in the upcoming polls,” read an order issued by DC Srinagar, dated 02-02-2023.

“Further any member of KCCI if found violating model code of conduct will be disqualified from participating in the elections and further action under rules will be initiated,” order further read.


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