Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Shailendra Kumar mentioned on Tuesday that the scheduled panchayat by-election from March 5 within the state has been postponed as a result of safety causes. By-elections had been to be held in eight phases from March 5 for greater than 12,500 panchayat seats in Jammu and Kashmir.
Kumar mentioned, 'The by-elections of the panchayats have been postponed for 3 weeks as a result of safety causes.' <! –
He mentioned that this step was taken after info acquired from the Home Department concerning safety issues.
Panchayat by-elections had been to be held in 5 phases between March 5 and 20.
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