MP EC reviews preparations for Urban body, Panchayat polls
Madhya Pradesh Election Commissioner R Parasuram has said apart from being transparent and error-free, the coming Urban body and 3-tier Panchayat elections in the state should also be held impartially and peacefully, official sources said.
Reviewing preparations for Urban body and Panchayat elections in the state at a meeting at Indore yesterday, Mr Parasuram said in these elections, Eelectronic Voting Machines would be used for election of all posts except the "Panch".
He said information technology should also be used extensively to create voter awareness.
Mr Parasuram informed that urban body elections in the state would be held in November this year. After this, notification for elections to 3-tier Panchayats would be issued. NOTA option wold also be used during these elections, he added.
(Posted on 10-05-2014)