TEZPUR, Oct 1 - General observer for the byelections to 74-Rangapara LAC Pabitra Mondal today took stock of the law and order situation ahead of the polls in the presence of Additional District Magistrate KK Sarma, Superintendent of Police Kumar Sanjit Krishna, Additional Superintendent of Police Numal Mahanta and Election Officer Subhram Aditya Bora.
The officers apprised the observer about the various steps taken to ensure a free and peaceful election in the constituency. Mondal assessed the security aspects and steps taken to carry out vulnerability mapping across the entire constituency and made necessary suggestions in this connection.
Krishna informed that the police have identified seven vulnerable hamlets covering 35 vulnerable polling stations in the constituency.
For smooth conduct of the polls, the Rangapara assembly constituency has been divided into 5 zones and 25 sectors, covering all the 197 polling stations in the district, the Election Officer informed, adding that they have identified 74 critical polling stations.
After making necessary observations and suggestions, the observer expressed satisfaction with the overall preparedness in the constituency.