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Voter registration for SGPC poll to begin next month

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 19:56

Chandigarh: The registration of voters for
elections to the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee
(SGPC), considered the mini-parliament of Sikhs, will begin on
June one.

The work of enrolment of voters will continue for 45 days
starting from June one, a Gurdwara Election Commission
spokesman said here today.

The elections to 170 members of the total 185 of SGPC is
held every five years. The elections for general house are due
since last year, he said.

As specified in section 49 of the Sikh Gurdwara Act,
1925, a person should be more than twenty-one years of age and
a Keshadhari Sikh (bearded Sikh) to be a voter in the SGPC
poll, he said.


First Published: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 19:56
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