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Weather, security concerns and polls in other states to determine elections in J&K says CEC India


SRINAGAR: Chief Election Commissioner of (CEC) India Rajiv Kumar Wednesday said that elections in J&K are due and the same will be held after taking the weather, security concerns and the schedule of other state polls into account.

Replying to a query in a press conference held in New Delhi, CEC Kumar said that process of delimitation has been completed in J&K. “Fixing, re-arranging polling stations, appointing ROs, AEROs and rest of the formalities have been completed. We are of the view that wherever these things are completed, elections become due and they must be held,” he said.

The CEC said that elections in J&K will be held after taking weather, security concerns, and schedule of elections in other states into account. He, however, didn’t specify any date or month when J&K would go to polls. (KNO)


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