IEP Chandigarh, October 16
Haryana State Election Commissioner, Sh. Dhanpat Singh said that there is no requirement to give a Police Verification Certificate by the candidates who are contesting for various posts in the elections of Panchayati Raj Institutions. The Commission has not issued any directions in this regard. The candidate just needs to provide a self-attested affidavit in which he must list all of the police cases that are related to him. Based on this the nomination can be filled.Sh. Dhanpat Singh said that the candidates of Panch, Sarpanch, Panchayat Samiti member and Zilla Parishad member are not required to give domicile certificates. Whoever is contesting the election, only his name is required to be registered in the voter list of the concerned Panchayat, Panchayat Samiti and Zilla Parishad. Sh. Dhanpat Singh appealed to the contesting candidates to follow the instructions issued by the State Election Commission and not to pay heed to rumours.Candidates contesting elections will have to give only no-dues certificateSh. Dhanpat Singh said that any candidate who is contesting for the post of Panch, Sarpanch, Panchayat Samiti member and Zilla Parishad member will have to produce a no-dues certificate only. If there is no liability on that person then he may contest the election. Sh. Dhanpat Singh stated that there was a doubt that if any member of the family has liability of cooperative bank, electricity department, agricultural loan, then whether other members of that family can contest elections or not. The Commission has now clarified their position and cleared all doubts in this regard.