EC reviews poll arrangements with Central Observers in Tripura, WB through video conferencing

EC reviews poll arrangements with Central Observers in Tripura, WB through video conferencing

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 15 Apr 2019, 07:59 pm

New Delhi, Apr 15 (IBNS): The Election Commission of India team led by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, Election Commissioners Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra on Monday reviewed poll arrangements in specific constituencies of West Bengal and Tripura, going to polls in Phase 2 & 3 of ongoing General Elections for Lok Sabha 2019.

The review through  video conferencing was held with General Observers, Police Observers and Expenditure Observers deployed in Phase 2 and Phase 3 Parliamentary Constituencies in West Bengal namely the 3-Jalpaiguri, 4-Darjeeling, 5- Raiganj, 6- Balurghat, 7-Maldaha Uttar, 8-Maldaha Dakshin, 9-Jangipur and 11-Murshidabad in West Bengal and  Phase 2(final phase) of Tripura ie2-Tripura East Parliamentary Constituency.

The General Observers briefed the Commission on the preparedness in terms of Assured Minimum Facilities (AMF) at the Polling Stations; mapping of PWDs and the arrangements made for their facilitation at the Polling Stations; Awareness amongst the voters that Photo Voter Slips (PVSs) will no longer be treated as the Identification document but that the voter has to necessarily bring  one of the 12 specified identification documents to be shown at the polling station on the poll day.

The Commission also reviewed the complaints, if any, from political parties, etc as received by Observers and their status.

The preventive actions taken against the identified trouble makers and potential intimidators were also reviewed.

The EC reviewed at length the Central Armed Police Forces deployment status in each of the Parliamentary Constituencies.

The Police Observers briefed about Preparation of District Security/Force Deployment plan;  Use of Central Paramilitary Forces for area domination and confidence building measures and the law and order situation.

 

EC reviews poll arrangements with Central Observers in Tripura, WB through video conferencing

India Blooms News Service
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