Punjab Panchayats to be dissolved, to be handed over to Administrators
Chandigarh, July 12,2018 : Punjab Government has prepared a proposal to dissolving all the elected Panchayats in the state to hand over the management to administrators till the holding of the general elections . The rural Development and Panchayat department indicating its intention to dissolve the Panchayats, has directed all the DDPOs to propose the lists of names and designations of the officials of Block level Panchayat department to whom the administration of the various panchayats could be handed over. A performa has been attached with the letter sent to DDPOs for this purpose.
The term of the Panchayats will be expired on August 9 but the state government has decided to hold the polls in September, 2018.