Delimitation Commission for J&K soon?


The procedure of setting delimitation in J&K is probably going to be begun very soon however it is a tedious procedure which eventually postponed Assembly elections in the state.

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After giving the formal order of giving UT status to J&K, the following stage will be to lead the long-sorted delimitation practice in the area. In such conditions in what manner can the elections be held in the following three-four months?

Effectively entire arrangement has been detailed in regards to setting up of delimitation commission and that development of board will be declared very soon. The centre took a lot of decisions that changed the decades-long norm in the State-turned-UT, revising limits and authoritative methodology overseeing it and setting up the entire procedure will take some time.

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated, elections will be held in the state and individuals there will get the opportunity to choose their representatives in a straightforward way. Yet, delimitation is required before elections. First, the government will impart to the Election Commission to carry out the activity after which the procedure will start. It might take a while, which means elections to the new UT may not occur at any point in the near future.

The number of seats in the Legislative Assembly of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will be expanded from 107 to 114, and delimitation of the constituencies might be dictated by the Election Commission as indicated by the J-K Reorganization Bill, 2019 cleared by the Parliament.

The Center has shown it will before long set up a delimitation commission for the reason. Then the Election Commission is comprehended to be as yet concentrating the legitimate and Constitutional parts of the matter. The primary undertaking of the Delimitation Commission is to redraw limits of the Assembly and Lok Sabha constituencies depending on the ongoing Census.