The last date of filing nominations will be on March 15. The last date of scrutiny of nomination papers will be on March 15 and withdrawal will be on March 19.
“The expenditure to conduct the elections may require Rs 15 crore. We have asked the Deputy Commissioner to revisit the expenditure,” Tynsong said.
“The reason it is an expensive affair is that of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,” he added.
On October 12, 2020, the Meghalaya Cabinet postponed the GHADC elections and imposed Administrator’s rule in the Council.
The Administrator’s Rule, which is for six months, would end in April.
(Edited by Andre Kongri)