District election officer Kathua Shahid Iqbal Choudhary on Sunday launched a website providing information about assembly elections and general awareness among electorate and political parties.
Website <http://kathua.nic.in/Elections2014.htmlcontains> will serve multiple-purpose for election officials, political parties, candidates, general electorate, print and electronic media as well as election observers. It displays all election-related laws, training material for ROs, AROs, Nodal Officers, BLOs, BLAs, zonal magistrates, police officers, counting agents, polling/presiding officers, besides important judgments of courts on election-related matters and interpretation of laws.
For benefit of political parties, the election commission instructions on model code of conduct, expenditure and other aspects are also uploaded and with the date of nomination all the required facilities will be updated on website. Political parties have also an option to file online request for seeking permission under single window system for permission of rallies which will be granted on first come first served basis. Facility has also been provided for voters to look their name in the voters' list and contact their BLOs for enrolment.