DEO Kupwara for ‘hassle-free’ polls

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KUPWARA: To review the arrangements put in place for smooth and fair conduct of remaining phases of Panchayat polls in Kupwara district, District Election Officer (DEO) Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir on Sunday chaired a meeting here.
On the occasion, a thorough discussion with regard to the necessary arrangements including deployment of poll staff, transportation of polling material, heating and lighting arrangements, security arrangements at the polling stations and other requisite arrangements was held wherein the concerned authorities briefed the DEO about various issues being faced by them, a handout read
The DEO stressed for working with added synergy and enthusiasm so that elections are conducted in free and fair manner. He directed for the deployment of polling staff and material well in advance at the respective polling stations, adding “such an exercise will help in conducting the polls in hassle-free manner”.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Kupwara & Handwara, SSP Kupwara, ACD, ACR, SDM Lolab, observers, ROs, AEROs, tehsildars and various other concerned were present on the occasion.