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About State Election Commission of Punjab

The State Election Commission of Punjab was constituted by the article 243K and 243ZA of the Constitution of India. The prime responsibility of the Punjab State Election Commission is to conduct free and fair elections to all the local bodies in the state under the provisions of the Indian Constitution. Amendments No. 73 and 74 made to the Constitution of India enforced part IX and IX-A that primarily theorise the jurisdiction and functional limits of the village/zilla panchayats and municipal bodies respectively.

Chief Election Commissioner of Punjab

Kusumjit Sidhu is the Chief Election Commissioner of the state of Punjab. A 1979 batch IAS officer of Punjab cadre, Kusumjit Sidhu graduated in History, French and English. She did her masters in History. With a professional career of more than 30 years, she has served a number of significant positions at the state government level such as Water Resources, Irrigation, Planning, Tourism, Power, Personnel, Education and Languages and so on.

Office of the Chief Election Commissioner of Punjab

Address:- SCO 29-30, Sector 17E, Chandigarh - 160017
Phone:- 0172-2724037
Mob No.:- 7589493357
Fax:- 0172-2707970
E-Mail:- [email protected]

Last Updated on March 20, 2015