Delimitation order to be effective from May 20 in J&K

The centre has determined that The Delimitation Commission’s orders are effective from May 20, under the powers granted by the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019.

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The centre has determined that the Delimitation Commission’s orders are effective from May 20, under the powers granted by the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019.

The decision has been taken  just days after the Delimitation Commission, chaired by Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai (a retired Supreme Court of India judge), Sushil Chandra (Chief Election Commissioner), and KK Sharma (State Election Commissioner, Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir), met on May 5 of 2022  for the finalization of Delimitation Order for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

As per the final orders received , 43 Assembly Constituencies (ACs) in J&K would belong to the Jammu region and 47 to the Kashmir region.

A notification released by the Ministry of  Law and Justice says that the centre has unique powers according to the Jammu and Kashmir reorganization act 2019 to implement Delimitation orders. Which will be effective from May 20 of 2022.

There were five Parliamentary Constituencies. The region of Jammu and Kashmir was viewed by the Delimitation Commission as a single Union Territory. As a result of the said point of view one of the Parliamentary Constituencies has been created. Uniting the Valley’s Anantnag district with Jammu’s Rajouri and Poonch. Each Parliamentary Constituency will have an equal number of 18 ACs. As a result of this reorganization for the development of the valley.

After formally analyzing all changes, the Final Order has been published in the Official Gazette of the Government of India. As well as the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The Final Order is also published in Print and Electronic media houses.