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CEO reviews LS polls preparedness in Anantnag parliamentary constituency

02:37 AM Mar 03, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
ceo reviews ls polls preparedness in anantnag parliamentary constituency
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Anantnag, Mar 2: Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu and Kashmir, P K Pole Saturday chaired a meeting at Anantnag to review preparations being made for the ensuing Lok Sabha Election 2024.

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An official spokesman in a statement issued here said that the meeting was attended by DIG South Kashmir Range, District Election Officers of Anantnag, Kulgam and Shopian, SSPs from Anantnag, Kulgam, and Shopian districts besides other stakeholders.

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The meeting had a detailed review of District Election Management Plans for the Anantnag, Kulgam and Shopian districts.

Discussions covered electoral roll processes, logistical requirements, manpower management, risk management, EVM transportation, polling staff, and security arrangements.

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The meeting also focused on allocating sufficient human resources, implementing SVEEP plans at the booth level, creating a comprehensive material management plan, secure route mapping and developing an extensive training program for AROs, AEROs and designated nodal officers.

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The CEO instructed the DEOs to establish robust control rooms in their districts to monitor various aspects including EVM-carrying vehicles, communication from polling stations and emergencies.

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To enhance public participation, the CEO instructed AROs to implement awareness campaigns at the booth level involving BLOs, sports personalities, Government employees, youth icons, and influencers besides organising sports events, rallies, competitions and door-to-door campaigns.

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Emphasising the importance of Adequate Minimum Facilities (AMF), the CEO asked the Welfare Officers to ensure clean washrooms, drinking water, first aid and proper electricity for polling staff and security personnel on election day.

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