Shillong, Dec 20: The State cabinet on Thursday announced February 27, 2019 as the date for the district council elections of Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) and the Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council (JHADC) and 2 March, 2019 as counting date.
Addressing the media, Deputy chief minister, Prestone Tynsong informed that the dates for the elections was approved by the Cabinet.
According to Tynsong, the date of notification for the autonomous district council elections would be February 2, 2019 and the last date of filing of nominations is February 7, 2019.
Tynsong also informed that the date of scrutiny is February 8 and the last date of withdrawal of nomination is February 9.
Meanwhile, the Deputy chief minister said that the model code of conduct will be effective from February 2.
Moreover, the Deputy chief minister informed that the date of publication of draft electoral rolls is January 12, 2019, the last date for claims and objections is January 22, 2019 and the disposal of claims and objections is January 26, 2019. The final publication of electoral rolls is January 30, 2019.