BANDIPORA: District Election Officer Bandipora Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary on Monday reviewed the preparedness for Panchayat polls in the district with regard to the basic facilities available at polling stations.
The meeting was attended by Deputy District Election Officer, Mohammad Rafiq Lone, Chief Education Officer Bandipora, Munshi Javed, DySP (Headquarters) Mir Murtaza, ZEOs of various education zones and Principals of various higher secondary institutions and other officials of the district.
Dr Choudhary impressed upon the officials to ensure basic facilities including water, electricity, toilet, cleanliness in the polling stations. He urged the officials to personally visit the respective polling stations and communicate to the concerned official in-case there is need for any repair or up-gradation of the polling stations so that necessary arrangements are made well in time.
Threadbare discussions were also held regarding clubbing of polling stations, change in polling locations and physical status of polling locations besides discussing various other arrangements. He asked the officials involved in the election process to put their best efforts and work in a synergized manner to ensure free, fair and transparent Panchayat elections in the district.
The DEO informed that proper transportation facilities will be available for the smooth dispatch of polling parties and their receiving at the collection centers.