The filing of nominations for elections to chairpersons of Block Development Councils (BDC) in the 310 blocks of Jammu and Kashmir will end today. The scrutiny of nominations will be done tomorrow and the last date for withdrawal of nominations is Friday.
The polling will be held on 24th of October from 9 AM to 1 PM and counting of votes will be taken up from 3 PM the same day. The process of the elections for the second tier of the Panchayati Raj system will be completed by 5th of November. The elections are being held on party basis and 26,629 Panchs and Sarpanchs are eligible to vote and contest for the post of BDC Chairpersons.