Preparations on for peaceful counting of votes
FROM A CORRESPONDENT
KOKRAJHAR, May 6: A meeting was held in the conference hall of the DC’s office, Chirang here on Thursday in connection with the preparation of counting of votes for 31- Sidli (ST) LAC.
Sources from the DIPRO said all the administrative officers, concerned Cell In charges, contesting candidates and agents of political parties attended the meeting.
Presiding over the meeting Rupak Kr. Mazumder, DC and DEO, Chirang briefed on the procedures involved in the counting process called upon all officials to discharge their respective duties sincerely for successful conduct of counting of votes on May 19 next. The counting of votes will be held at UN Brahma College, Kajalgaon from 8 am. He appealed to all contesting candidates, agents and political parties to cooperate with the District administration for maintaining peace and harmony in the district after the result of election. He also explained in detail the rules and guidelines of the ECI for counting of votes and accordingly the preparation so far made by the District administration.
He asked the district police to ensure tight security around the counting hall on the day of counting and to put police barricade at entry gate. He informed that there will be a single entry gate and only those persons having proper identity cards issued from the RO and DC and the ECI will be allowed to enter the counting area.
He informed about the arrangement of 14 tables and appointment of Micro observers, Counting Supervisors, Assistants and Gr-IV staff and their training scheduled on May 10. Attending in the meeting, Taburam Pegu, Addl. SP said about overall security arrangement on the day of counting in the district.