Srinagar, April 24
A high level team of Election Commission of India (ECI) today reviewed Anantnag Parliamentary bye-poll preparedness and assessed security situation through video-conferencing.
Deputy Election Commissioners, Umesh Sinha and Sandeep Saxena, besides Director Secretariat of ECI Nikhil Kumar were briefed by Chief Electoral Officer Shantmanu, Divisional Commissioner Baseer Khan, IGP, DIG CRPF and concerned District Election Officers about the bye-poll preparedness and security situation particularly in South Kashmir.
The Chief Electoral Officer also held a detailed meeting with representatives of political parties, contesting candidates, Officers of the Police and other security agencies in which District Election Officers and SSPs of Anantnag, Pulwama, Shopian and Kulgam districts participated through video conferencing.
The meeting held discussions on security situation and other related issues regarding the conduct of Anantnag bye-polls.