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SEC unveils draft reservation of offices of DDC chairpersons

Bla, Spn, Gbl reserved for women; Ang for STs

Srinagar, Jan 25: In a significant development, Jammu & Kashmir’s State Election Commission on Monday unveiled draft reservation of offices of chairpersons of district development councils (DDCs) in the Union Territory.

According to an order issued by SEC, Baramulla, Ganderbal, Shopian, Ramban and Kishtwar have been reserved for women, while Poonch has been reserved for women from Schedule Tribe Category.

The order further reveals that Anantnag and Rajouri have been reserved for STs while Jammu and Udhampur seats have been reserved for SCs.

According to the order, objections, if any, to the draft reservation of the offices of the chairperson shall be submitted by January 30, 2021.


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