Biennial Election to the Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Council


Biennial Election to the Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Council by the Members of the Legislative Assembly

            Seats of 6(Six) Members of the Legislative Council of the State of Jammu & Kashmir, elected by the Members of the Legislative Assembly of the State, are due to fall vacant on the retirement of those members on the expiration of their term of office, as under :-

SI.NO.
Constituency
Name of member
Date of Vacancy
1.
Poonch District of Jammu Province
Jahangir Hussain Mir
19.04.2017
2.
Jammu Province
Master Noor Hussain
19.04.2017
3.
Jammu Province
Jugal Kishore Sharma
19.04.2017
4.
Kashmir Province
Dr. S. Bashir Ahmad
 Shah (Veeri)
19.04.2017
5.
Kashmir Province
Mr. Yasir Reshi
19.04.2017
6.
Kashmir Province
S. Dharambir Singh
19.04.2017

2.         The above six regular vacancies will be filled by Biennial election as per the following programme:-
SCHEDULE FOR ELECTION
Sl. No.
Event
Schedule
1.
Issue of Notification
22.03.2017 (Wednesday)
2.
Last date of making Nominations
29.03.2017  (Wednesday)
3.
Scrutiny of Nominations
30.03.2017 (Thursday)
4.
Last date for the withdrawal of candidatures
03.04.2017 (Monday)
5.
Date of poll
17.04.2017 (Monday)
6.
Counting of Votes
17.04.2017 (Monday) at 5.00 PM
7.
Date before which election shall be completed
18.04.2017 (Tuesday)


Three separate elections will be held, as per the above schedule -  one, for filling 2 (Two) seats from Jammu Province, second, for, filling the seats reserved for Poonch District of Jammu Province, and, third, for filling 3 (Three) seats from Kashmir Province.

Election Commission of India
New Delhi, 15 March, 2017

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