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EC reviews preparedness for Delhi assembly poll

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EC reviews preparedness for Delhi assembly poll

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 31 Jan 2020, 08:45 pm

New Delhi/UNI: In the wake of untoward incidents like Jamia shooting, the Election Commission on Friday convened a special meeting with the concerned officials from Delhi Election office and the Delhi police to ensure the conduct of free and fair assembly polls in Delhi.

The Commission met with "Chief Electoral Officer Delhi, Special Commissioner Police along with District Electoral Officers, District Commissioners of Police, Nodal officers and the Chief Executives of Local Bodies and held a comprehensive in-depth review of the poll preparedness for Delhi assembly," it said in a statement.

The poll body also held a meeting with Delhi Chief Secretary, Commissioner of Police, Home Secretary, Finance Secretary, Special Commissioners of Police and CEO Delhi, in which various important issues were discussed to ensure that the elections are held in a smooth manner in all polling stations on Feb 8 in Delhi.

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that in keeping with the mandate of ECI, it is of prime importance that elections are conducted in free, fair, peaceful, accessible, inclusive and participative manner.

Earlier, a team of officials from the Commission had visited Shaheen Bagh area to assess the situation in the area, where hundreds of women are protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Registration of Citizens (NRC).

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EC reviews preparedness for Delhi assembly poll

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