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General election of urban bodies postponed

Bhopal. The date for general election of Nagar Palika Parishad Anuppur, Nagar Parishad Sanchi, Narwar, Bhainsdehi and Churhat was also announced in the election programme released on July 9, 2018 by the State Election Commission. State government notified the Commission that the notification of reservation of the wards of these urban bodies has not been published in the Madhya Pradesh Gazette. On this basis, the Commission was urged to postpone the election programme.

After the examination of the letters by the State Election Commission, it was decided that the process of reservation of wards presented by the government is faulty, which must be mandatorily repaired and reprinted in the Madhya Pradesh Gazette. Therefore, it is improper to hold elections under the present circumstances, the general elections of urban bodies have been postponed. The election process in respect of the recruitment of by election of urban bodies and the election process for recall of the post of president will remain unchanged.