The State Election Commission has issued guidelines for the three-tier panchayat elections in Bihar. The panchayat election process has been started under the guidelines and the date of the panchayat election will be announced soon. In such a situation, the Commission has also issued instructions on the candidates and their proponents in the elections.
According to the guidelines issued, the process for the candidates to be appointed to the posts of the Panchayat Institutions and Village Courts is set. Under this, Zilla Parishad, Head, Panchayat Samiti, Sarpanch, Gram Panchayat members and Gram Kachari are working or commissioned officers, teachers, or staff in educational and non-academic institutions receiving full or partial financial assistance from the Center or State. Any local authority. Professors and non-teaching staff will not be able to be presenters. In addition, Anganwadi workers, special education programs, literacy campaigns and tutors working in special education centers are also banned from becoming a proponent.
It also includes Panchayat Shiksha Mitra, Nayaka Mitra, Vikas Mitra, Dalapati and housekeepers working for honors. In addition, public attorneys GP and Public Prosecutor P.P. Can’t even be a proponent. The Commission stated that the nomination of such candidate will be canceled if the person mentioned above is a proponent.
A person can compete for more than one post simultaneously.
In the roadmap sent to the DM, detailed information on eligibility, age, nomination fees, nomination, voting, counting, verification of nomination papers etc. are given. According to the guidelines issued by the Commission, a person may contest for more than one post in the Panchayat elections. But they have to file for various posts. Nomination fees are also required to be credited separately. The Commission has made it clear that any qualified 21-year-old is entitled to contest the election. The former are not disqualified to contest the election.