Kathua: Polling parties dispatched for Phase-I of DDC, Panchayat By-Elections

Kathua: Polling parties dispatched for Phase-I of DDC, Panchayat By-Elections

KATHUA, NOVEMBER 26: The polling parties for Phase-I of Elections to District Development Council and Panchayat by-Polls were today dispatched to respective polling stations in Block Bani and Lohai Malhar.

The polling for the phase-I are being held on November 28 for Bani and Lohai-Malhar DDC constituencies and vacant seats of Panch and Sarpanchs respectively.

A total of 111 polling parties, including reserve staff, under the supervision of District Pancahayat Election Officer, Om Prakash Bhagat, were dispatched to their respective polling stations along with Ballot Boxes. The district administration had made adequate logistic and security arrangements for polling parties.

The DPEO informed that out of the total 111 polling stations for Phase-I of elections, 06 have been identified as hypersensitive, 11 as sensitive and 94 as normal.

He disclosed that PPE Kits, Sanitizer, Masks and Gloves were also provided to the Polling parties to maintain proper COVID-19 protocol while discharging polling duties. He said to generate Covid-19 awareness among the voters, 257 Teachers of School Education are deputed to educate people to maintain Covid-19 protocols during elections.

SSP Kathua, Shailendra Mishra, DDEO Kathua Narayan Dutt ( ACD), all RO, AROs of respective DDC constituencies, Nodal Officers and other concerned officers were present on the occasion.