Govt asks collectors to do delimitation by Feb 25

14-01-2022

  • Panchayat elections in MP: Hearing on OBC reservation in SC on Jan 17

Bhopal: The state government has started the process of conducting panchayat elections again. The Panchayat and Rural Development Department has issued an order on Wednesday asking all the collectors to submit a report after delimitation within 38 days. That is, the work of delimitation will start from January 17 and will end on February 25. The delimitation will be done as per the 2011 census.
Here, the Supreme Court has stayed the OBC reservation in the elections of local bodies, which is to be heard on January 17. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has already clarified that panchayat elections will not be held without OBC reservation. Therefore, after the hearing in the Supreme Court on Monday next week, the further outline of the Panchayat elections will be decided.
In the order issued regarding the new delimitation of Panchayats, the delimitation of the constituency of Panchayats and their wards is to be done.

Programme to prepare voter list of gram panchayats released
Bhopal: A new programme has been announced by the State Election Commission to prepare voter lists containing photos of Gram Panchayats. In this regard, the programme released earlier on December 29, 2021 has been cancelled. The voter list will be prepared on the basis of January 1, 2022.
Secretary State Election Commission Shri B.S. Jamod has informed that the state level training of Deputy District Election Officer and Master Trainers will be given through video conferencing on January 14. Registration, appointment of assistant registration officers and master trainers and district level training will be done from January 14 to 17. He has told that on the basis of the final voter list published by the Election Commission of India on January 1, 2022, the time table has been fixed for the voters to enter the place. After the action of delimitation of the Gram Panchayats and their wards by the Panchayat and Rural Development Department, the voters will be entered according to their area and the voter list of the Gram Panchayats will be published and follow-up action will be taken. Instructions have also been given to follow the guidelines related to Covid-19 in the entire process.