A notification calling upon elected members of all the Halqa Panchayat of blocks to elect the Chairpersons of the Block Development Councils was issued by Government of Jammu and Kashmir vide SRO No: 540 dated: 20th September 2019 under rule 102-A of the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Rules, 1996 on October 1.
The Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu and Kashmir have announced the dates for the conduct of the election of the Chairperson of the Block Development Councils in Leh district.
• October 1, 2019, as the date of issuance of the Gazette Notification.
• October 9, 2019, as the date of making nominations.
• October 10, 2019, as the date for the scrutiny of nominations.
• October 11, 2019, as the last date for withdrawal of candidature.
• October 24, 2019, as the date on which a poll, if necessary, shall be taken from 09:00 am to 01:00 pm.
• October 24, 2019, 03:00 pm onwards as the date and time of counting.
• November 5, 2019 (Tuesday) as the date before which the election shall be completed.