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6,000 personnel to be engaged in Dibrugarh

By STAFF correspondent

DIBRUGARH, March 22 � The district election office here is going to engage 6,000 personnel for the conduct of polls in the seven Assembly constituencies within the

district and about 1,100 vehicles and 12 boats would be requisitioned to facilitate their movements to respective polling stations including security personnels.

The election office here has already completed two rounds of training for the polling officers and the third round of the training is slated for March 25. These was

informed to the media during a press conference here by Deputy Commissioner KK Dwivedi. Further, the district election cell today conducted a training for all poll

agents of candidates to acquaint them with the model code of conduct, operation of the electronic voting machines and on how to maintain accounts for all kinds of poll

expenditures.

Dwivedi said that the Election Commission would keep a strict vigil on all expenditures of the candidates during polls. �For proper implementation of model of code of

conduct and to keep eye on every expenditure of candidates, 13 teams have been constituted to videograph and photograph the poll activities of every candidate,� he

said. The Income Tax cell in collaboration with the local banks has also been asked to report to the concerned election officer in case of large transaction made by

any individual or party, he added.

As per the rules, candidates cannot use more than ten vehicles excluding the security vehicle(s) for election campaign. The DC was also accompanied by Election

Observers Mohan Chauhan and H Imocha Singh at the news briefing. Candidates or party workers using unauthorised vehicles for canvassing would be seized and released

only after the polls, said a police official who attended the briefing.

Further, the Election Commission is going to conduct a live webcast of casting of votes in the official website of the district (www.dibrugarh. nic.in) from a few

selected polling stations on the day of the poll, the DC informed.

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6,000 personnel to be engaged in Dibrugarh

DIBRUGARH, March 22 � The district election office here is going to engage 6,000 personnel for the conduct of polls in the seven Assembly constituencies within the

district and about 1,100 vehicles and 12 boats would be requisitioned to facilitate their movements to respective polling stations including security personnels.

The election office here has already completed two rounds of training for the polling officers and the third round of the training is slated for March 25. These was

informed to the media during a press conference here by Deputy Commissioner KK Dwivedi. Further, the district election cell today conducted a training for all poll

agents of candidates to acquaint them with the model code of conduct, operation of the electronic voting machines and on how to maintain accounts for all kinds of poll

expenditures.

Dwivedi said that the Election Commission would keep a strict vigil on all expenditures of the candidates during polls. �For proper implementation of model of code of

conduct and to keep eye on every expenditure of candidates, 13 teams have been constituted to videograph and photograph the poll activities of every candidate,� he

said. The Income Tax cell in collaboration with the local banks has also been asked to report to the concerned election officer in case of large transaction made by

any individual or party, he added.

As per the rules, candidates cannot use more than ten vehicles excluding the security vehicle(s) for election campaign. The DC was also accompanied by Election

Observers Mohan Chauhan and H Imocha Singh at the news briefing. Candidates or party workers using unauthorised vehicles for canvassing would be seized and released

only after the polls, said a police official who attended the briefing.

Further, the Election Commission is going to conduct a live webcast of casting of votes in the official website of the district (www.dibrugarh. nic.in) from a few

selected polling stations on the day of the poll, the DC informed.