Srinagar: Election Expenditure Observer for Anantnag parliamentary constituency, D. K. Rai, took a detailed review of election preparedness at the District Officers meeting in Shopian and Pulwama districts respectively, here today.
District Election Officer, who is also District Development Commissioner Pulwama, Manzoor Ahmad Lone, gave a resume of the preparedness through a power point presentation. He apprised the observer that a mechanism has been chalked out to ensure smooth and successful conduct of Lok Sabha election in 4 Assembly segments of the district. Besides, an “Expenditure Monitoring Cell” headed by a Nodal Officer has been established to monitor election related expenditure of each candidate and facilities like videography and security arrangements with other related facilities’ are also being put in place.
Earlier, the Observer was apprised of election preparedness in Shopian district by District Election Officer, who is also District Development Commissioner, Bashir Ahmad Bhat, in an officers meeting. Bhat informed that an Expenditure Monitoring Cell has been set up at district level headed by a Nodal Officer to monitor election related expenditure.
Rai expressed satisfaction over the preparedness for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections in respective districts. Superintendents of Police, Additional Dy. Commissioners, Asstt. Commissioners (R) and other election related officers attended the meetings.