District Panchayat Election Officer, Udhampur, Ravinder Kumar, while interacting with the media persons informed that notification for the first phase of ensuing Panchayat Elections in Udhampur district for four blocks has been issued by CEO today.
The DPEO further informed that there are 236 Panchayats and 1848 wards in Udhampur district in which 63 ROs and AROs has been appointed for completing the election process.
More than 03 lakh voters to cast their vote in Panchayat elections, he added.
He said that for smooth, fair and transparent conduct of Panchayat polls, the district administration has established RO and ARO Head quarter besides a 24×7 help line number-01992-272727-272728 has been setup for the convenience of general public.
He appealed all voters to participate in election process and further directed all the concerned officers to conduct election in a free, fair and transparent manner.
Among others, Deputy District Election Officer, Sapna Kotwal and other officers of various departments were also present on the occasion.