The government in the review application has argued that once the election process has started, the courts do not have a jurisdiction and the relief generally is given to only those who are before the court.
State Chief Electoral Officer Shaleen Kabra said the state recorded over 75.3 per cent polling held in 12 districts across 2,714 polling stations, including 2,138 in Jammu division and 576 in Kashmir division.
The polling was brisk in Kishtwar and Doda districts where terrorists had killed a senior BJP leader and his brother early this month and Hizbul Mujahideen had circulated threatening posters asking people to stay away from the electoral process, respectively.
Now the government has decided to put administrators so that development work and day-to-day activities can be carried on. Later, polls will be conducted,” North Bengal development minister Rabindranath Ghosh said on Saturday.
The Home Minister on Friday said the panchayats in the state will be given powers for “own fund generation” like collection of building permission fees, taxes on entertainment, advertisement, hoardings, among others.