Jammu and Kashmir residence certificate order withdrawn after resentment by Opposition

J&K, 13/10: Just a day after the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) administration started enrolling outsiders who had lived more than one year in the Union Territory (UT) as voters the order was revoked in a late-night notification after opposition by most political parties.



On Tuesday Deputy Commissioner Jammu issued an order authorising tehsildars to issue a certificate of residence to people residing in the UT “for more than one year.” The certificate of residence was aimed at facilitating the name entry in the ongoing special summary revision of electoral rolls

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