STATE TIMES NEWS
Jammu: Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday reviewed the security arrangements for the upcoming District Development Council (DDC) election and asked police and other security agencies to facilitate the people for maximum participation in the democratic exercise.The maiden DDC polls along with by-elections for panchayats and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) are being held in eight-phases in the Union Territory, beginning on November 28.Chairing a meeting during his first visit to the Armed Police headquarters here, Sinha stressed upon the officers to ensure free, fair, transparent and peaceful polls.He emphasized on providing sufficient security to the participating candidates besides ensuring maximum participation of the people in the DDC polls and by-elections to vacant panchayat and municipal seats.“People must be facilitated during these elections so that they would feel secured to cast their ballot on the polling day,” Sinha said.He said the liaison between the different security agencies should be cohesive and strong for effective actions on the ground.On the occasion, Senior Superintendents of Police informed the Lt Governor that all the arrangements have been made to ensure the smooth conduct of polling in their respective districts with deployment of forces and other security arrangements already in place.While appreciating the role of J&K Police, Sinha said it is “one of the finest professional forces of the country besides it has a splendid history of valour and sacrifice”.“I am confident that J&K Police is capable of dealing with emerging situations while maintaining a close watch on all inimical elements to ensure peace in the region,” he said.Earlier, the Lt Governor received ‘guard of honour’ on his arrival at the Armed police headquarters.Advisor to Lt Governor, R R Bhatnagar, Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam, Secretary Home, Shaleen Kabra, Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh attended the meeting, while Inspector General of Police, Kashmir and other senior police officers from the Kashmir division attended the meeting via video conference.At the outset, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar and SSPs of Kashmir division briefed the Lt Governor regarding security arrangements and other preparatory measures for the upcoming elections in their respective districts, the spokesman said.
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Withheld some a/cs within India, to continue advocating right of free expression: Twitter
New generation ICD with latest technology implanted at SSH Jammu
Arthritis drug no better than standard care for severe COVID-19, says study
People shouldn’t hesitate to get vaccinated, listen to scientists: Delhi’s 1st COVID patient
Rupee slumps 29 paise to 73.76 against US dollar in early trade
Can AI pay a month’s salary to terminated contractual pilots: HC asks national carrier
Rupee tanks 67 paise to 73.10 against US dollar in early trade
Gold falls Rs 148, silver declines Rs 886
Rupee gains 14 paise to 72.32 against US dollar in early trade
Download 10Cric Casino app, and enjoy Indias most popular casino games, directly on your mobile!
Gamble with real money online! Play Indias favourite casino games at 7Jackpots.com, Indias most trusted online casino site.
© 2020 State Times Daily Newspaper | Powered by Ideogram Technology Solutions [P] Ltd.