Ganderbal: Under the chairmanship of the District Election Office, Shafkat Iqbal and Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, the Chairperson and the Vice Chairperson of the District Development Council (DDC) were elected in a meeting of the elected DDC members on Wednesday.
Quoting an unnamed official, KNO reported that National Conference (NC) candidate, Nuzhat Ishfaq, won by nine votes and was subsequently elected as the chairperson, while Bilal Ahmad Sheikh of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was elected as the vice chairperson of the DDC Ganderbal, who secured eight votes.
“In exercise of the powers conferred by rule 108-ZN of the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Rules, 1996, I Shafkat Iqbal (KAS), Deputy Commissioner District Ganderbal, hereby publish the election result of chairperson / vice-chairperson of District Development Council, District Ganderbal,” a copy of result publication reads.
“In the election meeting which was held at Conference Hall Ganderbal, Nuzhat Ishfaq of NC, resident of Lar Ganderbal was elected as the chairperson, while Bilal Ahmad Sheikh was elected as the vice chairperson of the District Development Council Ganderbal,” an official said. (KNO)