Delhi MCD Elections 2017 Postponed Due to CBSE Class 12 Board Exams


Delhi MCD Elections 2017 Postponed : The Delhi Civi Body elections (MCD Elections 2017 which are scheduled held on April 22, 2017, have been shifted by a day due to the CBSE Class 12 exams, the Election Commission Postponed Elections said on Wednesday a Statements from State Election Commissioner S K Srivastava Said. “We tried to Conduct the elections on April 22 only but it would have been difficult to manage it due to Class 12th CBSE examination on the polling day. On  This Point of view now the MCD Election Will be held on April 23.

The MCD Election result also postponed the date for counting by a day to April 26,” Srivastava said in recent PTI reported. Previously State Election Commissioner S K Srivastava had earlier announced that the MCD polling will be held on April 22 while counting of votes will be done on April 25.

All other program, including nomination process, will go on as per the schedule announced earlier.

As per earlier schedule, the nomination process will begin from March 27. April 3 would be the last date for filing nominations. Scrutiny of nominations will take place on April 5the last date for withdrawal of nomination is April 8.” The much-awaited polls will decide the fate of 272 councillors. While NDMC and SMDC have 104 seats each, EDMC has 64 seats.The total number of electorate for the civic polls stands at 1,32,10,206, which include 73,15,915 men, 58,93,418 women and 793 voters in the other category, the state election commission said.

Meanwhile, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 10 and Class 12 board began on March 9.This year, a total of 19, 85,397 students from Classes 10 and 12 have registered for the board examination.

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