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Poll observers hold review meeting

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 April 2016 12:00 AM GMT

FROM A CORRESPONDENT

Morigaon, April 2: The General Observer for 79 (SC) LAC rain Lal Mee, the General Observer for 80 Morigaon LAC and 81 Laharighat LAC and Expenditure Observer Akhtar Hussain Ansari on Saturday reviewed the poll preparedness of the Morigaon Election District in view of the ensuing assembly election. The review meeting was held at the Conference Hall of the DC’s Office, Morigaon in presence of the Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election Officer Rakesh Kumar and Superintendent of Police Nilesh Sawakare, stated a press release.

The Observers took detailed stock of various aspects, such as basic minimum facilities, standard voting compartments, facilities provided in the Model Polling Stations, and special measures taken facilitating the differently-abled, visually challenged, women and elderly voters The District Election Officer apprised the Observers about the latest status and other matters concerning the polling stations.

The Observers also reviewed the mechanism for enforcement of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by the district administration. The Nodal Officer of MCC Cell Pranjit Gogoi apprised them about the functioning of the Flying Squads, Static Surveillance teams and Excise Teams in the election district.

The arrangements to be made for the 48 hours before the poll enforcement were also discussed at length in the review meeting. The Superintendent of Police apprised the meeting about the deployment of armed forces and security personnel. The Observers stressed distribution of the Photo Voters’ Slip through the Booth Level Officers at the earliest. The Observers also reviewed the transportation facilities and expressed their satisfaction over the preparation of the district administration for the ensuing assembly election in the district. Besides, senior officers of the district administration, the Returning Officers and Assistant Returning Officers of the three LACs also attended the meeting.

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