Preparations for Presidential poll reviewed

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 16 Jul 2017 11:54:46


Staff Reporter

Central Election Observer Dharmpal reviewed preparations for the polling process at Vidhan Sabha Secretariat on Saturday. Vidhan Sabha’s Principal Secretary and Assistant Election Officer Awadhesh Pratap Singh was also present on the occasion.

Principal Secretary Awadhesh Pratap Singh giving detailed information about preparations for Presidential election process to central observer said that polling will be held at Samiti Kaksh Number-2 of Vidhan Sabha building on July 17.
Awadhesh Pratap Singh said that the MLAs will not be allowed to carry phone, pen and other equipment at polling room and a separate counter has been installed for keeping such things secure. Other persons with the MLAs will not be allowed on polling day. Media representatives having authorised identity
cards issued by election office will be permitted at the polling site. Later, Awadhesh Pratap Singh gave information about special security arrangements and discussed with Superintendent of Police Siddharth Bahuguna, who is Director (Security), Vidhan Sabha. Singh also gave information to central observer about facility centre and other arrangements, etc. Election observer got satisfied with the preparations for Presidential election process. Additional secretary and Assistant Election Officer Premnarayan Vishwakarma, Deputy Chief Election Officer Rakesh Kushare, and other officials were present on the occasion.