A teacher in the Doda district government in Jammu and Kashmir was suspended on Saturday for violating the model code of conduct, an official spokesperson said.
The model code is in force in the Union territory for the elections to the District Development Council (DDC) and the bypass of the panchayat and urban local authorities, which are expected to be held in eight phases, from November 28 .
Pursuant to an order issued by Surat Singh, the additional district development commissioner, who is also the nodal officer for the elections, the teacher on duty at Breswana high school was suspended and the tehsildar was tasked with investigating the matter. the question, said the spokesperson.
The tehsildar will submit a report within a week, he said.
The order also directed the director of education to warn employees and teachers not to violate the model code of conduct.
Meanwhile, 39 voting parties were flown on Saturday for the DDC elections and panchayat bypass to the Marwah region in Kishtwar district, which will go to the polls in the first phase.
“The polling parties left for this remote region in the presence of the Panchayat district election official, Ashok Kumar Sharma,” the spokesperson said.
He said the voting parties, along with election materials, had been taken to a transit camp in Marwah from where they would proceed to their respective polling stations, the spokesman quoted Sharma as saying.
He said security personnel and employees involved in the board and lodging arrangements had been dispatched in advance.
Voting teams are being tested for COVID-19 and all precautions are being taken, the spokesperson said.