Constitution of Election Commission

As per the direction of The Constitution(97th Amendment)Act,2011, Article 243ZK, the superintendence, direction and control of the preparation of electoral rolls for, and the conduct of ,all elections to a co-operative society shall vest in such an authority or body, as may be provided by the legislature of a State.Accordingly, Karnataka Co-operative Societies Act,1959 and Karnataka Souharda Co-operative Act,1997 was amended providing for the constitution of a Co-operative Election Commission in the State. In terms of section 39AA(1) of Karnataka Co-operative Societies Act,1959 The State Government shall, by notification in the Official Gazette, constitute a Co-operative Election Commission consisting of a Co-operative election commissioner and a secretary. Accordingly, the commission has been constituted vide Gazette Notification No: CO-20-CLM-2013, Bangalore Dated: 18-03-2013