JORHAT, April 7 - The Election Observer for Lakhimpur Lok Sabha constituency (No. 14) Kewal Khurana, arrived in Majuli island on Thursday to review the poll-related security measures undertaken by the island police for smooth conduct of elections on April 11.
A Majuli district administration official stated that Khurana, who reviewed the law and order situation after reaching Garamur, the district headquarters of the Brahmaputra island, held a meeting with the Majuli Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election-Officer Debaprasad Misra and the Superintendent of Police Hitesh Chandra Ray to discuss about security measures adopted to conduct the elections in a free and fair manner.
Reviewing the security scenario of the district with regard to the polls, Khurana directed the district police administration to ensure a sense of security among the voters, including those dwelling in the remotest parts of the island district. Stressing more on undertaking confidence-building measures among the public, the Election Observer instructed the SP to place all the police officers under his command to be on the ground, the official said.
Meanwhile, the General Election Observer for the Lakhimpur parliamentary seat Surjyamani Lalchand on Friday held a meeting with the representatives of various political parties in Majuli.
He assured the local representatives of the political parties that if he received any written complaint from them, then he would speedily dispose off the same.