District Electoral Officer (DEO) Swetika Sachan holds meeting
Itanagar: Intensifying the preparatory works for the April 11 simultaneous elections, the West Siang District Electoral Officer (DEO) Swetika Sachan convened its second meeting with the representatives of various political parties, election expenditure accounts officer and election-related nodal officers on Friday.
Addressing the meeting, she disclosed that notification would be issued on March 18 and she urged all parties to abide by the modal code of conduct that has come into force. She said that carrying of cash beyond Rs 50,000, liquor and clothing in bulk would be under scanner of the Flying Squad teams. She asked all representatives to seek permission for holding rallies and remain present during sealing of important documents.
The DEO also asked them to give intimation on sensitive polling stations based on election threat perception to tighten up security in those booths and said that election related violence will not be tolerated at any cost.
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