Bandipora 2 December (KNB): District Panchayat Election Officer (DPEO), Bandipora Dr Owais Ahmad convened a meeting to review the arrangements put in place for smooth conduct of upcoming phases of District Development Council (DDC), Panchayat by-election in the district.
The phase-III of the election is scheduled to be held 04 December in District Development Council (DDC) constituencies of Bonakoot along with Panchayat by-election on vacant seats of Sapanches and Panches in Bonakoot block.
Statement issued to Kashmir News Bureau said that the meeting discussed threadbare the arrangements put in place for smooth conduct of elections.
“Transport plan, induction and de- induction of poll parties, communication plan, symbol distribution, deployment of medical teams, RAT kits at poll centres etc. were discussed and necessary instructions were passed for smooth, free and fair conduct of elections,” the statement read.
it stated that the DPEO asked the officers to be well prepared for this most challenging task.
The meeting further discussed in detail the modalities for the dispatch of polling parties, logistics and election material in far flung areas, statement said, adding that DPEO Bandipora also asked the officers to ensure implementation of MCC, and other guidelines.
Dr Owais also stressed on ensuring proper arrangements for the poll staff including availability of food , electricity, water and heating arrangements, the statement said.
It stated that among others, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Reyaz Ahmad Beigh, Deputy District Election Officer, nodal officers and other poll staff were present in the meeting.(KNB)