Notification of Panchayat General Elections, 2013

(Rawdon Street)
KOLKATA – 700 017

No. 1758-SEC/1E-70/2012 (Pt.-II) Kolkata the 3rd July, 2013


In pursuance of the order of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India passed on 28th June, 2013 in the matter of West Bengal State Election Commission (Petitioner) – vs – The State of West Bengal & Others (Respondents) vide SLP (C1) No(s). 19928-19931 of 2013 and the order passed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India on 2nd July, 2013 in the matter of IA Nos. 7-26 and RP(C) Nos. 1480-1483 of 2013 read with Notification No. 2624/PN/O/1/1E-3/2012 dated 02.07.2013 issued by the Government of West Bengal in the Department of Panchayats & Rural Development, the West Bengal State Election Commission, in exercise of the power conferred by Section 43 (1) (d) & (e) of the West Bengal Panchayat Elections Act, 2003, appoints the dates of poll against the districts shown below in connection with the Panchayat General Elections, 2013:

Sl. No.Name of DistrictsDate of Poll
(1)Purulia, Bankura and Paschim Medinipur11th July, 2013
(2)Purba Medinipur, Hooghly and Burdwan15th July, 2013
(3)Howrah, North 24-Parganas and South 24-Parganas19th July, 2013
(4)Nadia, Murshidabad, Malda and Birbhum22nd July, 2013
(5)Cooch Behar, Jalpaiguri, Uttar Dinajpur and Dakshin Dinajpur25th July, 2013

The 3rd August, 2013 as the date before which the election shall be completed.

By Order of the
State Election Commissioner
West Bengal State Election Commission

Sd/- Secretary
West Bengal State Election Commission

No. 1758-SEC dated 03.07.2013

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