Gangtok, Dec 4
Press Club of Sikkim has released the final list of candidates for its upcoming elections scheduled on Dec 7.
Altogether 16 candidates are in the fray for the Dec 4 PCS elections said in a press release issued by PCS Election Committee Chairperson Bijay Bantawa here today.
The withdrawal of nomination papers was completed today and 129 members will cast their votes for the election of 10 executive members of PCS.
Considering the request of the members, the provision for SMS voting is also provided on the genuine reasons like on medical ground and the members discharging their professional duties and in case of urgency or any unavoidable circumstance.
However, the members must register their mobile numbers till December 6, 2 p.m. and they can cast their votes on December 7 by SMS during the process of election between 10 A.M. to 2 P.M., however, the Election Committee urge all the members to cast their vote in their physical presence as far as possible in order to promote the feeling of togetherness in democratic environment . The name of the eligible voters has already been notified in the notice board. Similarly the name of contesting candidates have been notified today and members have been informed by various media too.
All the members are therefore, urged to cast their votes at the venue of PCS in presence of the members of Election committee and observer with free and fair manner by secret ballot release added.