Monday, November 3, 2014

Committee to examine delimitation or urban wards

The state government has constituted a committee to examine and workout the delimitation of ward boundaries of the Urban Local Bodies in Sikkim ahead of the ULB elections scheduled for the first half of next year. This, in accordance with section 9 (a)(b)(c) of the Sikkim Municipalities Act, 2007.
The Committee is headed by Secretary Food & Civil Supplies DP Sharma, and includes LB Chhetri, Special Secretary, Urban Development & Housing Department, HB Gurung, Director, Panchayat, Rural Management & Development Department as members and MN Dhakal, Joint Chief Electoral Officer, Election Department, as Member Secretary.
A notification to this effect was published on 17 October directing the committee to complete the delimitation process within four months from the date of notification and submit a report accordingly.
As per the terms or reference of the committee, the delimitation of wards of Municipalities shall be done as per provision of section 8 of the Sikkim Municipalities Act, 2007.
“While constituting Municipalities under section 8 of the Act each constituent ward of Municipality shall, as far as practicable be serially numbered maintaining continuity of the area to be organized as such ward in Municipalities,” the terms or reference of the committee details.

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