Stages of Elections

Section 39A(2):- The general elections of the members of the boards of the Co-operative Societies shall be held in four stages as under,-

  • The elections in respect of primary Co-operative Societies shall be held in the first stage;
  • In the second stage, the electoral process for holding elections to the secondary societies shall commence fifteen days after the completion of the elections of the primary societies;
  • In the third stage, the electoral process for holding election to the federal societies shall commence thirty days after the completion of the elections of the secondary societies; and
  • In the fourth stage, the electoral process for holding election to the apex societies shall commence thirty days after the completion of the elections of the federal societies.