The last local body elections were held in Azad Jammu and Kashmir 30 years ago in October 1991. Local body elections were held in 1996. After all arrangements were made, elections were postponed for the last time which has not been possible till date. They go to the polls. After the formation of the government, they complete five years by using tricks but local body elections do not take place.
In this connection, the Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir Sardar Qayyum Niazi in honor of the decision of the Supreme Court announced to hold local body elections in July-August. Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Abdul Rashid Suhlaria Announced On this occasion, Senior Member Election Commission Raja Muhammad Farooq Niaz, Member Election Commission Farhat Ali Mir while announcing the schedule for re-delimitation of Local Council, 23 December 2021 to 05 January 2022 Preparation Preliminary Draft by Zoning Committee, 06 January 2022 to January 09, 2022 Publication Preliminary Draft Zoning by the Zoning Committee, January 07, 2022 to January 14, 2022 Period for making apologies to the Zoning Authority, January 08, 2022 to January 20, 2022 Duration of Hearings and Decisions, 21 January 2022 to 24 January 2022 The final delimitation will have to be sent to the Election Commission by the Zoning Committee.
Meanwhile, a committee headed by the Deputy Commissioner has been set up for re-delimitation of Local Council High in connection with the conduct of local body elections. The committee will consist of Deputy Commissioner Chairman Constituency Committee while Assistant Commissioner and Assistant Election Commissioner, District Election Officer will be the members. Similar arrangements have been made in Azad Kashmir. After the court is satisfied, various excuses will be created for not holding elections. After the announcement by the Prime Minister and Chief Election Commissioner, the workers of political parties have become active.
Candidates are emerging from different areas. There was a lot of pressure on the government to appoint an administrator in the local bodies of Azad Kashmir. It has also been avoided. PTI workers will start preparing for the elections. The government has created that the members of the assembly become powerless. The members of the assembly get about Rs. 100 million annually. Those funds will be transferred to the local bodies. TD quota is also transferred to the member local council. There will be a lot of difficulties. For the time being, there is less pressure on the government to stop appointments to arbitrary posts.
Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir will be given a new date of August 2022 for local body elections. No Prime Minister can get the displeasure of the members of the Assembly After that, the PML-N government had postponed the local body elections. It will also give several dates in previous governments. On the other hand, senior minister and president of PTI Azad Kashmir Sardar Tanveer Ilyas is getting closer to Prime Minister Imran Khan. Is being kept with you.
During his visit to Mianwali, Sardar Tanveer Ilyas was accompanied by Prime Minister Imran Khan on a helicopter. After discussing in detail the development package of Rs 500 billion including Bandi, Sardar Tanveer Ilyas said that efforts are being made to implement the announcement of Rs 500 billion development package.
Sources said that the political decisions of Azad Kashmir are expected in 2022 from the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan. Prime Minister Imran Khan did not like.
The Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir is also being criticized within PTI regarding Sardar Atiq Ahmad Khan and Sardar Ahsan Ibrahim of JK PPP. Members of Azad Kashmir Assembly have informed the central leadership of PTI about their concerns. That the Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir is not giving importance to the people of PTI Imran Khan has given a target to Sardar Tanveer Ilyas to solve the problems of the workers. Trying to make adjustments.
Recently, when the Prime Minister was not answering the questions of the media regarding the local body elections, the ministers sitting next to him were smiling at the simplicity of the Prime Minister instead of supporting the Prime Minister. Barrister Sultan Mehmood’s group is waiting for the time. This group did not accept Sardar Qayyum Niazi wholeheartedly.