SRINAGAR: Oath ceremony of newly elected Corporators for Srinagar Municipal Corporation in the JK was held here in central Officel Corporation, Karan Nagar.
As per the result notification of the Chief Electoral Officer ,J&K, the below following candidates were elected as Councilors for Srinagar Municipal Corporation.include, Mohammad Ashraf Dar, Electoral Ward No 14,Salmaan Sagar, Electoral Ward no 18 and 69,Miss Parvaiz, Electoral ward No 46. On the occasion the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir P.K Pole administered oath to the newly elected councillors of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation in presence of Mayor SMC Junaid Azim Mattu , Deputy Mayor Parvaiz Qadri , Commissioner SMC Gazanfar Ali, Corporators and other senior Officers of the Corporation.
Pertinently during the September October 2018, the process of conducting election for local bodies was initiated and accordingly 70 Councillors were elected for the 74 Electoral wards of Srinagar Municipal Corporation under the provisions of the J&K Municipal Corporation Act , 2000.
However , under the Rule 71of the Municipal Corporation (Election) Rules,2003,three Electoral Wards became Vacant after two elected councillors who were elected from more than one Ward, retained only one Electoral Ward and resigned from their additional ward .Also one Electoral Ward was vacant as no votes were polled.