NALBARI, March 6 - The Nalbari district administration has geared up its activities to hold the Assembly election in the district in a free and fair manner. Addressing a press conference held at the Deputy Commissioner�s conference hall here on Saturday evening the Deputy Commissioner Dr Om Prakash who is also the District Election Officer said that the three constituencies of the district Nalbari, Dharmapur and Barkshetri is divided into 19 zones and 75 sectors for the smooth conduct of the poll. He added that a total of 4,74,292 voters including 2,22,069 female will cast their votes in 654 polling stations to be set up by the Nalbari district administration.
In the all three Assembly constituencies of the district there are 755 doubtful voters. The District Election Officer further said that out of the 654 polling stations 101 have been identified as hyper sensitive, 239 as sensitive and three polling stations are critical. In the district the photos of 99 per cent voters are included in the voters list, Dr Om Prakash said adding that the district administration for the first time has set up an IT centre at the Deputy Commissioner�s office where the people can lodge any poll related complaints online and the political party or candidates may also apply online for any permission for holding election meeting. The Deputy Commissioner assured that the district administration will strictly monitor the violation of poll expenditures of all political parties and independent candidates. He added that the district election branch will depute a magistrate and a video surveillance team to all major political meets.
Speaking at the press conference, Dr Bedanta Mdhab Rajkhowa, Superintendent of Police, Nalbari said that the district has 170 license arms and added that police are now collecting the licensed arms.