The extension of the deadline to prepare the structure of the Pune district is an administrative decision: Ajit Pawar
Considering the geographic areas, in some places they require more time. This is an administrative decision and the state government is not interfering in the process, Pawar said, amid allegations by the BJP of delaying Pune’s municipal elections.
PUNE After Pune Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar wrote a letter to the State Election Commission and requested a 15-day extension to prepare the draft neighborhood structure for the upcoming municipal elections, the Election Commission of the The state extended the deadline to November 30.
Ajit Pawar, Deputy Chief Minister and Minister of Guardians of Pune District, who was in the city on Saturday, said: “Considering the geographic areas, in some places they require more time. This is an administrative decision and the state government does not interfere in the process. Even the elections of some municipal councils have already been announced.
Opposition parties alleged that the city administration was helping the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) delay the municipal elections.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ujwal Keskar and Suhas Joshi blamed the NCP and said: “As the current situation is in favor of the BJP, the NCP wants to delay the municipal elections.
Investigation into the recruitment process
After the recent merger of 23 villages within the boundaries of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), there are allegations of over-recruiting into municipal corporations.
Pawar said: “There are complaints about over-recruiting during the transition period. The administration will investigate and make the appropriate decision soon.