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Punjab CEO seeks panel of officers for Gurdaspur bypoll

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The chief electoral office today sought a panel of officers from the state to fill various posts lying vacant in Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency.

The Commission had yesterday announced bypoll to the constituency which will be held on October 11. The seat had fallen vacant following the demise of actor-turned politician MP Vinod Khanna in April.

A spokesman of the office of (CEO), said that for the smooth conduct of the Gurdaspur by-election, a panel of three officers for the post of SDM Dharkalan and SDM Dera Baba Nanak should be filled immediately.

He said the electoral office had also sought the panel for the post of AETC Gurdaspur as incumbent officer Rajwinder Kaur Bajwa belonged to the same constituency.

"The office has also sought the panel of three officers for the post of Tehsildar in Dharkalan," the spokesman said.

The bypoll result will be declared on October 15.

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First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 21:42 IST