Election for Chairmen, Vice Chairmen of Zila Parishad to be held on August 23

Chandigarh/August 19
Elected members of Zila Parishads and Panchayat Samitis’ Chairmen will elect Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of Zila Parishad till August 23, said Punjab’s Rural Development and Panchayat minister, Surjit Singh Rakhra said here today.
Rakhra said that department has instructed all Deputy Commissioners to complete this process before August 23, 2013.
“Newly elected members of Zila Parishad and concerned Panchayat Samitis’ Chairmen have been authorized to elect Zila Parishads’ Chairmen and Vice Chairmen,” Rakhra said, adding that this election will be completed by Deputy Commissioners or the officer who should not be below the rank of the Assistant Commissioner.
He said that the election will be done according to the reservation notification whose copy has been sent by the department to Deputy Commissioners. “The rural development and panchayat department has directed the deputy commissioners to complete the whole election process by August 23 and send the names of elected Chairmen and Vice Chairmen to the department specific Performa so that their names could be notified,” he added.