ULB elections: Final Phase training held for polling staff at Kishtwar

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SRINAGAR: Deputy Commission Kishtwar Angrez Singh Rana, who is also the District Election Officer, on Monday chaired Final Phase training for micro observers, zonal/sectoral magistrates, presiding and polling officers for smooth conduct of municipal elections in the district.
The polling for 13 wards of Municipal Committee, Kishtwar is going to be held on October 10, Wednesday.
The DEO exhorted upon all the participants to adhere the guidelines of ECI in letter and spirit for successful conduct and completion of municipal election. He directed participants to get fully trained regarding functioning and opertionalisation of EVMs and other allied election works.
Briefing about security arrangements, SSP Rajinder Kumar Gupta informed that adequate deployment has been made for ensuring incident free elections.
Nodal Officer Training Management, Pardeep Koul briefed participants about duties and role of polling staff.
He asked all the participants to check minutely PO handbook and manual of EVM. Master Trainer Tanveer Malik practically displayed all aspects about the proper handling of EVMs. The participants were imparted elaborate training regarding model code of conduct (MCC), preparation of polling parties, handling of law and order, training management, EVM, ballot papers, systematic voters education and electoral participation (SVEEP) and various other guidelines of Election Commission of India (ECI).
The DEO and SSP Kishtwar shared their contact numbers for the general information of the participants.
Later, General Observer, Ashwani Kumar Khajuria, asked the participants to remain keen and proactive during the election process.