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Kamrup (M) admin gears up for Lok Sabha polls

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GUWAHATI, April 20 - As many as 28 cases have been reported through the cVigil app in Kamrup Metro election district till Saturday, district administration sources said. However, no case of violation of the model code of conduct has been registered so far.

Among the cases, the administration made 18 seizures � that included cash amounting to Rs 1,05,36,900 and 5,95,090 litres of local liquor.

For the general elections, the State election department has deployed 13 flying squads, 12 static surveillance teams, 12 video surveillance teams along with four video-viewing teams and accounting teams in the district.

To carry out the polling process on April 23, the district administration has deployed 5,500 polling officials along with 40 micro-observers for 59 critical polling stations.

Sidharth Devbarman, the general observer for the district, held a meeting on Saturday with all the micro-observers and discussed their duties.

According to district administration officials, arrangements for water supply, toilet facilities and furniture have been made in all the 1,195 polling stations in the district.

Officials said that till today, arrangements for electricity supply has been completed in around 99 per cent polling stations. Ramp facilities have also been set up in every polling station as altogether 624 persons with disability will cast their votes in the district.

There will be 60 all-women polling stations � eight in Jalukbari Legislative Assembly Constituency (LAC), 14 in Dispur LAC, 22 in East Guwahati LAC and 16 in West Guwahati LAC.

Jalukbari LAC also has 21 critical polling stations, Dispur has 26 and West Guwahati has 12 such critical polling stations. The district administration has also marked seven locations of polling stations as shadow areas, where mobile network strength is low. In those areas, the administration will provide walkie-talkies for the polling officials.

Meanwhile, a statement said that 15 polling personnel including presiding officers of the district to whom the administration had served show-cause notice for negligence towards election duty and who failed to submit satisfactory answers, will face disciplinary action as per the Representation of the People Act, 1951.

As part of the general election, the Kamrup Metro district administration has declared dry day from 5 pm of April 21 to 5 pm of April 23.

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Kamrup (M) admin gears up for Lok Sabha polls

GUWAHATI, April 20 - As many as 28 cases have been reported through the cVigil app in Kamrup Metro election district till Saturday, district administration sources said. However, no case of violation of the model code of conduct has been registered so far.

Among the cases, the administration made 18 seizures � that included cash amounting to Rs 1,05,36,900 and 5,95,090 litres of local liquor.

For the general elections, the State election department has deployed 13 flying squads, 12 static surveillance teams, 12 video surveillance teams along with four video-viewing teams and accounting teams in the district.

To carry out the polling process on April 23, the district administration has deployed 5,500 polling officials along with 40 micro-observers for 59 critical polling stations.

Sidharth Devbarman, the general observer for the district, held a meeting on Saturday with all the micro-observers and discussed their duties.

According to district administration officials, arrangements for water supply, toilet facilities and furniture have been made in all the 1,195 polling stations in the district.

Officials said that till today, arrangements for electricity supply has been completed in around 99 per cent polling stations. Ramp facilities have also been set up in every polling station as altogether 624 persons with disability will cast their votes in the district.

There will be 60 all-women polling stations � eight in Jalukbari Legislative Assembly Constituency (LAC), 14 in Dispur LAC, 22 in East Guwahati LAC and 16 in West Guwahati LAC.

Jalukbari LAC also has 21 critical polling stations, Dispur has 26 and West Guwahati has 12 such critical polling stations. The district administration has also marked seven locations of polling stations as shadow areas, where mobile network strength is low. In those areas, the administration will provide walkie-talkies for the polling officials.

Meanwhile, a statement said that 15 polling personnel including presiding officers of the district to whom the administration had served show-cause notice for negligence towards election duty and who failed to submit satisfactory answers, will face disciplinary action as per the Representation of the People Act, 1951.

As part of the general election, the Kamrup Metro district administration has declared dry day from 5 pm of April 21 to 5 pm of April 23.

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