Municipal polls in Darjeeling hills after 7 years

After a gap of seven years, election to four municipalities in Darjeeling hills is scheduled to be held on December 11, Darjeeling district magistrate S Mohan said.

Updated: Sep 26, 2011, 18:51 PM IST

Darjeeling: After a gap of seven years,
election to four municipalities in Darjeeling hills is
scheduled to be held on December 11, Darjeeling district
magistrate S Mohan said.

A communication to this effect was received from the
State Election Commission, Mohan said.

As election in four municipalities, Darjeeling, Kalimpong,
Kurseong and Mirik, have not been held since 2005, sub
divisional officers serve as the ex-officio chairpersons and
the heads of the civic bodies in their respective regions.

PTI