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Second-stage panchayat elections to be held in 9 districts next month: Haryana State Elections Commissioner

Haryana Election Commissioner Dhanpat Singh said Friday that in the second phase, elections for the Panchayati Raj institutions will be held in nine districts next month. These are the districts of Ambala, Charkhi Dadri, Gurugram, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa and Sonipat.

These districts will vote for members of Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samiti on Nov. 9 and the posts of Sarpanches and Panches on Nov. 12, Singh said in Panchkula. He said there are 57 blocks in 9 districts of phase two polls. Of these, elections will be held for the post of 2,683 Sarpanches, 25,655 Panches, 1,244 for Panchayat Samiti and 158 for Zilla Parishad.

Notably, the first phase of the polls – Zila Parishads and Panchayat Samitis, will be held on October 30 in nine of the total 22 districts of Haryana and those of Sarpanches and Panches of Gram Panchayats on November 2, as previously announced by the State Election Commission . The nine districts that will go to the polls first are Bhiwani, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Mahendergarh, Nuh, Panchkula, Panipat and Yamunanagar. Voting will take place from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Previously, panchayat elections in Fatehabad district had also been announced but were later postponed until further orders in view of the November 3 bypoll to Adampur constituency in neighboring Hisar district. Dhanpat said the vote to elect Sarpanch, members of Panchayat Samiti and Zilla Parishad would be through EVMs, while the Panches vote would be cast through ballot paper. About 36,000 employees and officials have been appointed to ensure the smooth running of the election process. The minimum educational qualification to compete for the position of Panch (non-reserved category) is class 10 pass, while for men (SC category) and women belonging to a category, the minimum qualification is class 8 pass.

In the case of a female candidate belonging to the Scheduled Caste, the minimum qualification is a class 5 pass. The minimum educational qualification to compete for the post of Sarpanch (non-reserved category) is class 10 pass while for men (SC category) and women belonging to any category including SC, the minimum qualification is class 8 pass.

For Panchayat Samiti members, the candidates (non-reserved category) must be class 10 pass, while for men (SC category) and women belonging to a category, the minimum qualification is class 8 pass. For Zilla Parishad members, the candidates (non-reserved category) must be class 10 pass, while for men (SC category) and women belonging to a category, the minimum qualification is class 8 pass. Dhanpat Singh said that in the second phase, 48,67,132 voters are eligible to vote in 9 districts. These include 25,89,270 men, he said. Singh said there are 5,963 polling stations in these 9 districts, including 976 sensitive and 1023 hypersensitive.

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