144-C. CONDUCT OF ELECTIONS
(1) Save as otherwise provided, every election shall be held on such elections, date or dates as the Collector may fix and shall be conducted under his control by such Returning Officer and other officers, as may be appointed by the Collector in this behalf.
(2) In all cases, where a society has to send a nominee as a member of the committee of any specified society, the election of such nominee shall be conducted under the control of the Collector of the District in which the registered office of the society sending the nominee is situated.
(3) In all cases where the by-laws of a specified society authorise the Government nominee or the nominee of a Financing Agency to be a member of the committee of the society, no election need be held for such purpose.
(4) The voting at every election shall be by secret ballot.