From our Correspondent
KOKRAJHAR, March 7: After the announcement of schedule for general election to Assam Assembly, the Deputy Comissioner (DC) and DEO, Chirang, Rupak Kr. Mazumdar, on MOnday held a meeting with the representatives of all political parties for smooth conduct of election at 31 Sidli (ST) LAC, in the conference hall of the DC’s office at Kajalgaon.
The meeting was also attended by Sankar Brata Raimedhi, SP, Chirang, Dasarath Das, ADC, Dhrubajyati Das, AC and EO, Dipak Khanikar, AC, Maj Saikia, Dy. SP, other officers along with representatives of political parties. The DC briefed on the procedures and formalities of election and MCC. He requested all the political parties to cooperate and also to comply with the Model Code of Conduct for free, fair and smooth conduct of polls in Chirang district. He warned them against the use of loudspeakers from 10 pm to 6 am and use of government properties for campaigning and meeting purposes. He restricted all from organizing rallies, processions and meetings without prior permission from the authority. He also took stock of the situation likely to arise during election from the observation of the political parties. As such, SP, Chirang assured to provide all support concerning security during election.
The representatives of the political parties were also issued documents containing MCC and other instructions and advisories of ECI. The 31 Sidli (ST) LAC has a total of 245 polling stations which have been divided into 6 zones and 27 sectors. Among them, 65 are very sensitive, 76 are sensitive, 30 are comparatively safe and 24 are critical polling stations. As of now, there are total 1,81,206 voters, of this 90,970 are male and 90,236 are female voters. There are 58 ‘D’ voters.