At a Glance


Date of Setup of Commission

30th July, 2001

First Commissioner

Shri. Durgesh Joshi
(June 30th, 2001 to Jan. 16th, 2005)

Second Commissioner

Shri R.K.Varma
(Jan. 16th, 2005 to April 03rd, 2008)

Third Commissioner

Shri Bipin Chandra Chandola
(April 04th, 2008 to September 17th, 2010)

Fourth Commissioner

Shri Harish Chandra Joshi
(September 18th, 2010 to August 15th, 2013)

Fifth Commissioner

Shri Subardhan
(September 04th, 2013 to June 18th, 2018)

Sixth Commissioner

Shri Chandrashekhar Bhatt
(July 11, 2018 to Continuing)


Election Details

No. Of Districts


No. of General Election held by the Commission till the date

4 Panchayat General Elections and 4 Urban Local Bodies General Election

First General Election after setup of Commission

Year 2003
(a) Panchayat Elections :- Feb. to April, 2003 In 12 Districts & Sep/Oct-2005 in District Haridwar
b) Urban Local Bodies:- Jan/Feb-2003 in all 13 Districts

Second General Election

Year 2008
(a)Panchayat Elections :-July to Sep., 2008 In 12 Districts & Dec' 2010 in District Haridwar
(b)Urban Local Bodies :- March/April-2008 in all 13 Districts

Third General Election

Year 2013
(a)Urban Local Bodies :- April-2013 in all 13 Districts

(b)Panchayat :- 2014 June 

Fourth General Election

(a) Panchayat Elections :- Sept – Oct ,2019 In 12 Districts

(b) Urban Local Bodies :   Oct – Nov,2018  in all 13 Districts in 2019 

Name of Panchayat & Local Body

1-Gram Panchayat (Village Panchayat)

2-Kshetra Panchayat (Middle level Panchayat)

3-Zila Panchayat (District Panchayat)

(II) Urban Local Body

1-Nagar Nigam (Municipal Corporation)

2-Nagar Palika Parishad ((Municipal Council)

3-Nagar Panchayat (Town Panchayat)

No. of Rural Voters


No. of Rural Polling Stations


No. Urban Voters


No. Urban Polling Stations


Periodicity of holding General Elections (Panchayats & Local Bodies)

Every Five Years

Time of holding bye-elections

Within 6 months from the vacancy

Intensive Revision of Voter List

Every Five Years

Summary Revision of Voter List

Every Year

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