DEO Kargil reviews preparedness ahead of polls

He stressed on the mobility for the persons with disabilities (PwD) and asked to ensure availability of ramp and other such facilities for the PwD voters.
DEO Kargil reviews preparedness ahead of polls
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District Election Officer( DEO)KargilBaseerulHaqChoudhary today chaired a meeting of all the concernedofficers of Civil, Police Administration and Paramilitary Forces and took adetailed review of the LokSabha 2019 election preparedness in the district.

Superintendent of Police DrVinod Kumar,  Additional Deputy CommissionerKargilSonamChosjor, Deputy District Election Officer NargisBanoo, seniorofficers of Paramilitary Forces, AROs, Zonal and Sector Magistrates all NodalOfficers associated with the elections and other concerned officers attendedthe meeting.

The meeting discussed in detail various issues regarding thestatus of manpower deployment, transportation plan, availability of EVM/VVPATmachines, communication plan, status of Strong Rooms and Counting Centres, lawand order assessment and other aspects of the election process. Working ofMedia Certification and Monitoring Centre and status of implementation of ModelCode of Conduct was also discussed.

The DEO also enquired about the status of the provision ofAssured Minimum Facilities at the polling stations and stressed on the officersto keep ready all basic facilities like drinking water, toilet, ramp andelectricity at each polling station well in advance to facilitate smoothconduct of elections.

He stressed on the mobility for the persons with disabilities(PwD) and asked to ensure availability of ramp and other such facilities forthe PwD voters.

The DEO stressed on the officers to discharge theirallocated responsibilities with utmost dedication, commitment and coordinationwhile strictly adhering to the Election Commission of India guidelines so thatelections are held in a free, fair, transparent and ethical manner.

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