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Delimitation Commission meets people in Srinagar after holding public sittings in Jammu

Last Updated on April 5, 2022 at 4:33 pm

Delimitation Commission is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to meet various delegations to hear public suggestions on draft proposal.

On Monday, Delimitation Commission headed by retired Supreme Court justice Ranjana Prakash Desai met various delegations in Jammu in two sessions.

First session included individuals and delegations from Kathua, Udhampur, Doda, Ramban, Kishtwar, Rajouri and Poonch districts which offered suggestions and objections over draft proposals on the reconfiguration of assembly and parliamentary constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir. In the second session, the delegations of people from Reasi, Samba and Jammu were present.

On Tuesday morning, Delimitation commission arrived in Srinagar to hear public suggestion on draft proposal. The Delimitation Commission arrived in Srinagar to meet public delegations, Civil society members to listen to their objections and apprehensions over the draft report. On Arrival in Srinagar, members of Delimitation Commission who were accompanied by Chief Electoral Officer J&K Hirdesh Kumar were received by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Mohamad Aijaz Asad. 

The meetings held at SKICC and began today at 10 am and will be completed in two sessions with a second sitting in the afternoon.

It is pertinent to mention that, the panel has been asked to redraw the boundaries of assembly and parliamentary constituencies in J&K. The commission on put its report in the public domain recently and invited objections and suggestions from public. The commission has published its report in the gazettes of India as well as Jammu and Kashmir.