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Local govt polls in AJK to be held in August
May 26, 2022

In AJK, local government elections will be held in August this year as per directives of the AJK Supreme Court.

This was announced by Chief Election Commissioner AJK Justice, retired, Abdur Rashid Sulehriya while presiding over a meeting in Muzaffarabad on Thursday. 

All out arrangements for holding local government elections in a free, fair, and transparent manner were thoroughly discussed in the meeting.

It was agreed in the meeting that Chief Justice AJK High Court would be requested to appoint judicial officers as district and returning officers.

Meanwhile, Chief Election Commissioner Justice, retired, Abdur Rashid Sulehriya met Chief Justice AJK High Court Justice Sadaqat Hussain Raja in Muzaffarabad on Thursday and sought the services of the judicial officers during the next local government elections.

The Chief justice agreed to the proposal of the election commission for the appointment of judicial officers as district returning officers and returning officers so as to accomplish the process of voting in a free, fair, and transparent manner.