Councilors oath taking, election of Mayors/Deputy Mayors

January 26, 2015 Off By Web Desk

QUETTA: Oath taking of newly elected councilors would be held Wednesday. Election of Mayors, Deputy Mayors, Chairmen and Deputy Chairmen will also be held all over Balochistan today for which arrangements have been finalized.

This was stated by Provincial Election Commissioner Balochistan Syed Sultan Bayazeed here Tuesday.

He said oath taking of all the elected councilors, and councilors elected against special women, Kissans, Labourers and minorities under section 28 of Balochistan Local Government Act 2010 and Rule 56 Balochistan Local government Election Rules 2013 at 9 am today.

Nomination papers for Chairmen, Deputy Chairmen, Mayors and Deputy Mayors will be field with Returning officer later. Returning officer would scrutinize these notations. Two third majority at the meeting is must. Any member who had taken oath can be candidate for Chairmen, Deputy Chairmen, Mayors or Deputy Mayors office.

Any of the member who would take oath would propose or second any candidate.

Rupees 10 thousand fee will be for the Mayor an Deputy Mayor Metropolitan, Rupees 8 thousand for Chairmen and Deputy Chairmen Municipal Corporation, Rupees 5 thousand for Municipal Committee, Rupees 6 thousand for District Council and rupees 3 thousand for Union Council has been fixed.

Provincial Elation Commissioner said this final phase of local bodies election is very sensitive in nature. No unconcerned person including MPA, MNA, Ministers would allow entry into the polling station. Provincial government has made strict arrangements for this so that phase is also completed peacefully.

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