Local body polls are long overdue, Vohra tells CM 

JAMMU: Governor N.N. Vohra on Thursday told the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to ensure early conduct of local body polls.

“Governor discussed with Chief Minister issues relating to the now very long pending elections to Urban Local Bodies and the recently deferred elections to Panchayats,” a Rajbhawan spokesman said after the meeting between the two.

During the course of their extensive discussions Chief Minister apprised Governor about various important developmental, security, and law and order management related issues and about certain matters which had come to notice during her recent tours to the districts in the Jammu and Kashmir Divisions, the spokesman added.

He said that the governor re-iterated his concern about the need for enforcing visible transparency and accountability in the functioning of the entire administrative apparatus.

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