The Ministry of Defence has issued a notification for elections to 57 cantonments in the country, including Belagavi Cantonment Board. The elections for the Belagavi Cantonment Board are scheduled to be held on April 30.
The officials of the Ministry of Defense are preparing to hold the elections as the former members of the boards of various cantonments and citizens approached the court.
The tenure of the Belagavi Cantonment had got over 2 years ago, and currently, the Brigadier and CEO are looking after the day-to-day activities.
The Electoral Rolls has already been updated in September.
The notification says – In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 15 of the Cantonments Act, 2006 (41 of 2006), the Central Government hereby directs the 30th April, 2023 as the date on which ordinary elections to the Belagavi Cantonment Boards shall be held.
There are 7 wards in Belagavi Cantonment.