DDC Kathua discusses preparations for BDC polls

DDC Kathua discusses preparations for BDC polls

KATHUA OCTOBER 09: District Development Commissioner, Om Prakash Bhagat, who is also District Panchayat Election Officer (DPEO) for the district, today convened a meeting of the Nodal Officers, to brief them about their role in facilitating smooth conduct of the elections of chairperson Block Development Council scheduled on October 24.

The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Ghanshyam Singh, District Social Welfare Officer, Abdul Raheem, RTO, R K Thapa, District Treasury Officer, Nagesh Jamwal, Dy. DEO, Ashwani Kumar, District Information Officer, Parshotam Das besides other district officers.

The DPEO appraised that the district has been divided in zones and sectors for smooth conduct of election and accordingly a team of video surveillance, static surveillance, Flying Squad comprising of executive magistrate would be deployed in each zone and sector.

He said that transport plan has been devised to meet the demands during election. He laid emphasis upon using appropriate logistic support to conduct the elections in a free, fair and in transparent manner.

He stressed upon using videography of all critical events in block headquarter. The DPEO directed Dy. District Election Officer to keep the ballot boxes under surveillance along with the election material. He also laid stress upon thorough detection of ballot boxes and immediate replacement if any snag is found.