All arrangements for 1st phase of DDC polls are done in Kupwara
Kupwara, Nov 24: District Panchayat Election Officer (DPEO), Kupwara, Anshul Garg on Tuesday said that preparations and arrangements for upcoming DDC polls are done as officials from civil and police administration have been put on alert to meet any eventuality.
He said during the first phase of DCC polls that are scheduled on November 28, the district administration has established 71 polling stations where advanced arrangements have been put in place.
“All arrangements including dispatch of polling material, security deployment, road clearance, deputing officials at local levels have been finalized for the smooth and fair conduct of DDC polls”, he said.
The officer added that ahead of snow, the administration has put in place road clearance machines which will provide BRO, R&B and PMGSY like departments.
He added that amidst unabated ceasefire violations on borders, the administration has taken concrete efforts in order to ensure the cast of ballots by border residents.
“In case CFV happen on polling day, the arrangements for shifting of border residents to safer places have also been done and officials deputed for the task have given clear directions for free and fair conduct of elections”, the officer said.