State Election Commissioner visits Kalmeshwar

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 Jan 2017 10:14:28


Staff Reporter,

J S Saharia, State Election Commissioner, visited Katol, Kalmeshwar, and Kamptee and took stock of the progress of polling for municipal council election on Sunday. He also interacted with officials and voters.


Saharia paid a visit to the office of Returning Officer in Kalmeshwar and took stock of the preparations as well as progress of polling. He talked to Shirish Pande, Returning Officer; Kalmeshwar Municipal Council officials. He sought to know response of people to various initiatives of State Election Commission including mobile phone application, newspaper publicity to contents of affidavits submitted by candidates in the fray, banners at polling booths etc. He also visited Booth Nos 4/1, 4/2, and 4/3 and interacted with voters.


During his visit, Saharia talked to a few local media representatives. He made it clear that municipal corporation polls will be held in February only, as the examinations of SSC and HSC were scheduled in March. Necessary instructions have been issued to respective Municipal Commissioners and District Collectors, he said.