Meghalaya Polls: Election Commission team on a two-day visit to the state

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Story highlights

  • A team of Election Commission to visit Meghalaya on Wednesday
  • The Deputy Commissioner Chandra Bhushan Kumar will lead the team
  • The team is to review the poll-preparedness in the state

The Election Commission in preparing for the upcoming Assembly Elections and for this, it has planned another two-day visit to Meghalaya for reviewing the poll-preparedness. On Wednesday, the team will visit the state to conduct some meetings.

Mettings will state poll officials and police 

The Election Watchdog of the country is preparing for the upcoming Legislative Assembly Elections to be held in February, next year.

For the purpose, the Election Commission has planned a visit to Meghalaya to hold some meetings with the state election officials and the police of the state to review the poll-preparedness and the Commission will also focus on the situation of the state to conduct the elections peacefully.

A team headed by the Deputy Election Commissioner Chandra Bhushan Kumar will visit the state on Wednesday and hold a series of meeting.

The Nodal officers of various departments will give presentations on election preparedness before the Election Commission team, said Meghalaya Chief Electoral Officer Frederick Roy Kharkongor.

Also Read: EC team to Visit three Poll-bound states of NE next week

The Election Commission officials will also meet leaders of various political parties.

Giving further information, Kharkongor said, the officials of the Election Commission will review the poll preparedness with the Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police along with Divisional Commissioners.

This is not the first time when a team of Election Commission has visited the state as, before this, a team headed by the Chief Election Commissioner AK Jyoti also visited the team and reviewed the preparedness of the state for the upcoming polls.

Meghalaya is likely to go to the polls in February-March next year to elect a new 60-member assembly.

The Congress has been ruling the state for the second consecutive term.

Also Read: Assembly Polls: EC Holds A Meeting With The CEO’s Of Three States


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