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Uttarakhand State Election Commission
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Agency overview
Formed30 July 2001
JurisdictionUttarakhand
HeadquartersDehradun, Uttarakhand
Agency executive
  • Chandra Shekhar Bhatt, Chief Election Commissioner
Websitesec.uk.gov.in

The Uttarakhand State Election Commission[1] is an autonomous, independent, constitutional and statutory authority of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It was formed on 30 July 2001 under the Constitution of India through the provisions of the 73rd and 74th Amendments Act of 1992.

List of State Election Commissioners

The following have held the post of the State Election Commissioner of Uttarakhand.

S. No. Name Term of office[2]
1. Durgesh Joshi
I.A.S. (Retd)
30 June 2001 16 January 2005 3 years, 200 days
2. Dr R.K. Verma
I.A.S. (Retd)
16 January 2005 3 April 2008 3 years, 78 days
3. Vipin Chandra Chandola
I.A.S. (Retd)
4 April 2008 17 September 2010 2 years, 166 days
4. Harish Chandra Joshi
I.A.S. (Retd)
18 September 2010 15 August 2013 2 years, 331 days
5. Subardhan
I.A.S. (Retd)
4 September 2013 18 June 2018 4 years, 287 days
6. Chandrashekhar Bhatt
I.A.S. (Retd)
11 July 2018 Till date 4 years, 127 days

Elections

As of 2019 the thirteen districts in Uttarakhand had conducted six general elections.

Year Election Details
2003 First general elections Municipal general elections: January–February in all 13 districts
Panchayat general elections: February–April in 12 districts
2005 First elections Panchayat elections: September–October in Haridwar district
2008 Second general elections Municipal general elections: March–April 2008 in all 13 districts
Panchayat general elections: July–September in 12 districts
2010 Second elections Panchayat elections: December in Haridwar district
2013 Third general elections Municipal general elections: April in all 13 districts
2014 Fourth general elections Panchayat general elections: June in 12 districts[3]
2015 Third elections Panchayat elections: December–January in Haridwar district[4]
2018 Fifth general elections Municipal general elections: November in all 13 districts
2019 Sixth general elections Panchayat general elections: November in 12 districts
Municipal elections: July in Bajpur and Srinagar, November in Roorkee

Municipalities

Main articles: Municipal governance in India and List of urban local bodies in Uttarakhand

Panchayats

Main article: Panchayati raj in India

See also

References

  1. ^ "eUttranchal.com". www.euttranchal.com. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  2. ^ https://sec.uk.gov.in/files/pdf/RTI_Manual_31032019.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  3. ^ http://sec.uk.gov.in/files/PanchayatElection2014/panchayat_2014_Adhisoochna.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  4. ^ http://sec.uk.gov.in/files/PanchayatElection_haridwar-2015/Notification.pdf[bare URL PDF]