Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Election: Commission made it clear, there will be a tenure of 5 years for the elected representatives

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Rajasthan Panchayati raj Election: Regarding the Panchayati Raj elections to be held in 12 districts of the state, the Commission has made it clear that the elected representatives of the people will have a full tenure of 5 years. Elections may be announced by the end of August.


Jaipur. Due to Corona, the State Election Commission has removed the confusion regarding the repeatedly postponed elections of Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samitis in 12 districts of the state. According to the State Election Commission, the tenure of the elected Panchayati Raj representatives of these 12 districts will be for a full 5 years. His tenure will be considered for a full 5 years from the day the election results are declared. Due to the postponement of the election program repeatedly, it was believed that the tenure of the elected representatives would be very short. But the Commission has made the position clear that the tenure will be for a full 5 years.


State Election Commission Deputy Secretary Ashok Jain said that from the declaration of the election results, the tenure will be considered for the next 5 years. The State Election Commission could not release the election program in these 12 districts due to Corona. Now there is a strong possibility that the Commission may release the schedule of Panchayati Raj elections in 12 districts of the state by the last week of August. According to the sources related to the State Election Commission, the Collectors of the respective districts have sent the report related to Corona to the Commission. Corona cases are very few in these 12 districts.

Elections could not be held in these districts,

due to Corona and other legal hurdles, elections of Zilla Parishad and Panchayati Samiti members of Alwar, Baran, Dausa, Bharatpur, Dholpur, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Karauli, Kota, Sawai Madhopur, Sirohi, and Sri Ganganagar were not held. Could have happened. Earlier, for these elections to be held in January 2020, the elections could not be held due to challenging the notifications issued by the state government regarding the delimitation of Panchayati Raj Institutions in the court. After that elections could not be held due to Kovid-19. At present, administrators are handling the work of Panchayati Raj institutions in these 12 districts.

Voting for the by-election will be held on July 25

It is noteworthy that the Commission had recently released the by-election program of 50 Sarpanch, 8 Up Sarpanch, and 71 Ward Panch of 22 districts of the state on July 8. They will vote on July 25. After that, the result will be declared after counting of votes on the evening of the same day.