DPEO Pulwama suspends two teachers for dereliction of Election duty

DPEO Pulwama suspends two teachers for dereliction of Election duty.
Pulwama:- District Panchayat Election Officer Pulwama Dr Raghav Langer has placed under suspension 2 employees after they were found unauthorisedly absent from attending training Sessions. An order issued by District Election Office reads that two teachers Mohd Ashraf Deva and Tariq Ahmad from Zone Pampore who were appointed as Polling Officers have been placed under suspension for not attending the election related training session besides not replying to the showcause notices issued earlier. The order also reads that ommission on the part of teachers constitutes misconduct and is a blatant violation J&K Panchayati Raj Act ,1989 and Conduct of Elections Rules 1961. Deputy Panchayat Election Officer has been appointed to conduct enquiry and penal action in the matter and shall furnish his recommendations within one week for initiating disciplinary action against erring officials. District Panchayat election officer has clearly stated that strictist penal action shall be taken against any laxity shown towards election related work. He added that Chapter IXA of IPC may also invoked for initiating punitive action against election related violations in future .

2020-11-15 08:11:13 Ajaz Naik

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