Planned to depart the first 15 routes and then another 16 to 31 nearby routes from the distribution center
District Collector Shalini Agarwal visited Karjan on Sunday and inspected the arrangements made for the distribution of polling materials and dispatch of polling teams from the Dispatching Center on Monday and instructed to take precautions against covid in every operation. She held a meeting with the Returning Officer and Assistant Returning Officer, Nodal Officers for various operations as well as Zonal Officers and gave necessary instructions to ensure smooth functioning of all the operations.
Jata Shankar Choudhary, Election observer of the meeting as well as Abhay Kumar, Expenditure observer also inspected the system and gave guidance in the meetings.
In particular, they give guidance regarding the guidelines laid down by the Election Commission of India for Covid 19 during polling and acceptance both at the polling station
Giving information in this regard, Deputy District Election Officer RP Joshi said, the entire system of dispatch and receiving has been done keeping in view the general rules and Covid guidelines laid down by the Election Commission of India.
For the first time, as part of the precaution against covid and avoid congestion at the time of distribution, polling teams from the first 15 routes out of a total of 31 routes have been planned to be dispatched followed by the next 16 to polling stations. For a total of 31 routes, 31 zonal officers have been instructed to ensure that teams and materials arrive safely and on time at as many as 10 polling stations under their supervision.
The distribution and acceptance operations are planned to be divided into 5 sections across the center as well as coordination with the vehicles to carry each detachment. Health teams will be present throughout the operation to perform the required operations. The security arrangements have been properly coordinated with the police.
The District Election Officer gave instructions about timely receipt of polling statistics from each polling station on polling day along with IT teams, technical teams for maintenance of polling machines, necessary instructions for timely and timely entry of data.
District Election Officer and Collector Shalini Agarwal at Karjan said, the by-election of Karjan seat will be held on Tuesday. The polling booths have been set up at 311 polling stations on November 3. Adequate police arrangements, patrolling as well as security at polling stations have been put in place for fearless and safe polling.
In addition, security precautions against Covid have been strictly followed as per the instructions of the commission. She made a special request to all the voters of Karjan constituency to exercise their voting right and asked them to cooperate in a peaceful and fearless, neutral voting.
It may be recalled that nine candidates are contesting from the Karjan seat. Nota will be the tenth option after 9 candidates on the electronic ballot paper. Voters can opt for NOTA if they don’t select any candidate.