A pregnant DDC member was administered oath at her home below on Monday even as 137 other freshly-elected associates in Kashmir swore to uphold the Structure and sovereignty of the country, leading to the formation of the third tier of the Panchayati Raj process for the initially time in Jammu and Kashmir, officials claimed.
Srinagar Deputy Commissioner Shahid Iqbal Choudhary visited the residence of Rizwana Akthar, an elected DDC member, in the Harwan spot of the metropolis to administer the oath to her as she was not capable to go to the formal oath ceremony held at the Tagore Hall, the officials explained.
The other elected DDC members were administered the oath by the respective district heads across all the districts of Kashmir division, they additional. The oath was administered to 138 DDC users representing as many block constituencies in 10 districts of the division, the officers stated.
They stated the associates swore in the title of god and pledged to bear correct religion and allegiance to the Structure and uphold the sovereignty of the country. Right after the oath ceremony, preparations are now underway for the election of the DDC chairmen and the notifications for the identical will be issued before long, the officials reported.
The deputy commissioners apprised the DDC customers of their duties and roles and assured them of complete assist from the respective district administrations.