JAMMU, SEPT 1: In partial modifications made in JKNPP’s election notice issued on 18th August, 2017, the date of receipt of nomination form for electing, Chairman, President and half of Working Committee has been extended to Sunday, 3rd September, 2017 upto 4 pm at Party Headquarters, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu. This was informed in a official handout released by the party today.
Further, the scrutiny of nomination papers filed by contesting candidates will be held on Monday, 4th September, 2017 at 11 am sharp and elections will be held on 9th September, 2017, if required. Declaration of candidates contesting elections of Chairman and President will be made on 5th September, 2017 at 12 noon and voting will be held on 9th September, 2017 at Jammu, venue of which will be fixed later.
It is pertinent to mention here that JKNPP was founded on 23rd March, 1982 and Prof Bhim Singh was first elected President, later elected as Chairman of the party. Others who were elected State Presidents of the party included Late M A Khan, B B Kotwal, Bansi Lal Sharma and Balwant Singh Mankotia, while Harsh Dev Singh is the as the Chairman of party since 2012. Now, elections for the posts of Chairman, President and 16 Working Committee members shall be held on 9th September, 2017 at Jammu, if necessary and 15 members of the Working Committee shall be nominated.