Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicDelimitation

Topic: Delimitation

PDP to stay away from delimitation process, writes to panel member

In a letter to the Delimitation Commission, PDP said it will not be part of 'some exercise, the outcome which is widely believed to be pre-planned'.

J&K’s delimitation exercise has to happen quickly so that polls can be held, says PM Modi

After a meeting with 14 political leaders, Modi said the deliberations were an important step in the ongoing efforts towards a developed J&K where all-around growth is furthered.

What is delimitation and why it is so crucial and controversial in J&K 

PM Modi’s meeting with J&K political leaders Thursday has sparked speculation of elections in the UT, but for that, a delimitation exercise will have to be completed.  

Delimitation Commission likely to get a year’s extension, J&K polls could be further delayed

Delimitation Commission was formed last year in March to redraw Lok Sabha and assembly constituencies of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, and other states.

Delimitation exercise part of BJP’s plan to divide regions, communities, says Mehbooba Mufti

The PDP president said the Centre was 'railroading' delimitation in J&K with a 'tearing hurry', raising apprehensions about the motives of the exercise.

Population shouldn’t be only factor in J&K delimitation, BJP members tell commission

Associate members of the Delimitation Commission from BJP said geographical considerations for Jammu should be taken into account, as NC members skip meet.

Meeting with all political parties soon to discuss J&K delimitation, EC Sushil Chandra says

Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra says Delimitation Commission is close to making a broad framework for J&K, delimitation will be completed by March 2021.

J&K delimitation based on 2011 census will be injustice to Jammu — ex-dy CM Nirmal Singh

In an interview to ThePrint, Nirmal Singh says Kashmir’s population was shown to have increased by 14 lakh in 2011 census, while Jammu’s population was shown to have dropped.

NC MPs won’t join delimitation exercise, that would mean ‘accepting events of 5 August’

National Conference says delimitation is being conducted on the basis of the J&K Reorganisation Act, which it’s challenging in the Supreme Court.

Farooq Abdullah among three NC MPs now part of panel that will carry out J&K delimitation

The Lok Sabha Speaker has nominated all 5 J&K MPs, including 2 from BJP, to the Delimitation Commission. NC says it will issue a statement today.

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NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

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