15th Mar 2019 10:03:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Itanagar, Mar 15: A coordination meeting to brief the various measures taken in connection with the ensuing simultaneous election was convened today in the chamber of the Deputy Commissioner Capital Complex cum RO 13th Itanagar Constituency Himanshu Gupta accompanied with SP Capital Tumme Amo and all Heads of Departments.
The DC cum RO urged all the sector magistrates to visit all the polling stations and submit list of requirements like space, equipments etc. to the RO at the earliest. He also urged them to inspect the areas which are vulnerable and provide mapping of such areas. He further urged the magistrates and police to work in close coordination to ensure smooth, free and fair elections.
Later, in a separate meeting with the magistrates, flying squad teams, static surveillance team/ video surveillance team, video viewing team/ liquor monitoring team, the DC briefed them about their tasks and responsibilities.He stressed that the role of flying squad teams and static surveillance teams is of vital importance and asked them to keep strict vigil on any movement that violates the Model Code of Conduct. 
The DC informed that vide an executive order earlier, the DC cum DM has already prohibited carrying of arms/ daos/lethal weapons/machetes within the jurisdiction of Capital Complex. He further appealed the denizens of Capital Complex to cooperate with the administration and deposit all licensed weapons to the police stations, failure of which would invite action under appropriate sections of law.
Also as per the guidelines of ECI, the DC has directed the SSTs/FSTs to seize cash that exceeds Rs. 50,000 if found in the vehicles of candidates/agents/party workers or carrying drugs, arms etc which are valued at more than Rs 10,000 and likely to be used for inducement of voters.
He also directed the liquor monitoring team to ensure that liquor shops are closed by 5pm. Violation of this would lead to sealing of such shops till the completion of the election process, he added. SP also briefed the officers on the basic do’s and don’ts with regard to their duties. DIPRO


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