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Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee elections will be held in Delhi on 22nd August. On Thursday, the Directorate of Gurdwara Elections, Government of Delhi gave this information to the Delhi High Court, in which it has been said that the results of the election results will be declared before August 31. Advocate Satyakam, appearing for Delhi Gurdwara Election Directorate, told a bench headed by Chief Justice DN Patel that the date for the election has been fixed.
The Lieutenant Governor has also given approval for this. The Lieutenant Governor is also the chairman of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority, for which a notification will be issued soon. The election of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee was to be held on 25 April. For this the process was also started, nominations were also filed, nominations were also scrutinized, the candidates started campaigning.
But due to the second wave of Corona, two days before the election, the election was put on hold. Shiromani Akali Dal is demanding to start the election process after the cases of Corona are very low. Sikh voters will select the candidates for a total of 46 seats. In the results of the year 2017, Shiromani Akali Dal had won 35 out of 46 seats, while Shiromani Akali Dal Delhi was elected on 7.