Udhampur: The members of District Development Council (DDC) Udhampur Monday elected Chairperson and the vice chairperson of the District Council here at a meeting chaired by the District Panchayat Election Officer Piyush Singla.
The election process commenced with the filing of nomination for chairperson and vice chairperson by the DDC members.
After scrutiny of the nomination paper, BJP’s Lal Chand -the DDC member from Udhampur –II constituency was declared elected unopposed for the post of chairperson, while Juhi Manhas – DDC member 5- Khoon Constituency was declared Vice Chairperson by District Election Officer Udhampur.
In Udhampur DDC, BJP has won 11 seats, JKNPP 2 and independents one seat.
The DPEO congratulated the newly elected Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of District Udhampur.
The Chairperson and the Vice Chairperson of the District Development Council (DDC) Doda were elected today.
The BJP’s Dhananter Singh Kotwal with nine votes was elected as Chairperson while Sangeeta Rani Bhagat with nine votes was elected as the Vice Chairperson.
DEO Doda said that all 14 elected DDC members participated in the meeting.
Nadeem Sharief with five votes and Mehraj Din Malik with five votes were the runners-up in the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson elections respectively.