provisions contained in Part IX and IXA of the Constitution incorporated
by 73rd and 74th Amendment of the Constitution, provide for fixed
duration, regular and timely elections, devolution of funds and
required authority to these Local Bodies
The superintendence, direction and control of the preparation
of electoral rolls for, and the conduct of, all elections to the
Panchayats and Municipalities in the State are vested in the State
Election Commission under the provisions of Article 243K read
with Article 243ZA of the Constitution. The State Election Commission
in the State of Haryana was constituted w.e.f. 18th November 1993
which is headed by the State Election Commissioner.
There are 6205 Gram Panchayats, 126 Panchayat Samitis, 21 Zila
Parishads, 52 Municipal Committees, 18 Municipal Councils and
10 Municipal Corporations spanning in 21 districts of the State.
Three General elections of the Panchayats and Municipalities have
been successfully held in the State in a free and fair manner.
The first General elections to the Local Bodies were held in 1994, the second General elections were held in 2000, third General elections were held in 2005, fourth General elections were held in 2010 and fifth General elections were held in 2015/16.
Now that the way is clear, the Commission looks forward for the
efficient conduct of free and fair election, thus fulfilling the
long felt democratic need of this Union Territory, it is hoped
that this web site will provide useful information to all those
in need thereof. Suggestions are welcome to improve the site.
State Election Commissioner, Haryana