Simultaneous polls: First meet of panel headed by Kovind this afternoon : The Tribune India

Join Whatsapp Channel

Simultaneous polls: First meet of panel headed by Kovind this afternoon

Home Minister Amit Shah is a member of high-level committee, Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal a special invitee

Simultaneous polls: First meet of panel headed by Kovind this afternoon

Former president Ram Nath Kovind. PTI file



PTI

New Delhi, September 6

The first meeting of the high-level committee on simultaneous polls under former president Ram Nath Kovind will take place on Wednesday.

Sources said the meeting will take place at 3.00 pm at the residence of Kovind.

On Saturday, the government had notified the high-level committee under Kovind to look into and make recommendations on the issue of holding synchronised polls to the Lok Sabha, state assemblies and local bodies.

On Sunday, top law ministry officials had briefed Kovind and had sought to know how he would like to go about the mandate of the committee.

Home Minister Amit Shah, senior advocate Harish Salve, former Lok Sabha secretary general Subhash Kashyap, chairman of the 15th Finance Commission NK Singh, former CVC Sanjay Kothari and former leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad are its members.

Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury had declined to be part of the committee.

Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal is a special invitee.

#Amit Shah #Ram Nath Kovind


Top News

Punjab police raid houses, hideouts of farm leaders ahead of PM Modi’s rallies in Gurdaspur, Jalandhar

Punjab Police arrest farm leaders hours before PM Modi’s rallies in Gurdaspur, Jalandhar

Many farm leaders move from their homes in anticipation earl...

Lok Sabha election 2024: PM Modi to address two poll rallies in Himachal Pradesh today

Lok Sabha election 2024: PM Modi to address two poll rallies in Himachal Pradesh today

The state goes to polls in 7th phase of Lok Sabha elections ...

Kyrgyzstan violence: Despite safety assurance, majority of Indian students heading back home from Bishkek

Kyrgyzstan violence: Despite safety assurance, majority of Indian students heading back home from Bishkek

A flight carrying Indian students is expected to land in Del...


Cities

View All