KOKRAJHAR, Dec 1 - State Director General of Police (DGP) Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta today visited Kokrajhar to review the law and order situation ahead of the BTC election to be held on December 7 and 10 next.
During his visit, Mahanta held a high-level closed-door meeting with the district and police administrations at the Kokrajhar Circuit House.
Kokrajhar Deputy Commissioner Bhaskar Phukan, Superintendent of Police Rakesh Roshan and senior police officers attended the meeting.
Talking to mediapersons soon after the meeting, Mahanta said that adequate security arrangements have been made in the BTC for a free, fair and peaceful election. He also informed that 30 companies of paramilitary forces have already been deployed in the region, and if necessary, additional companies of security forces would be sent.
Mahanta further said that the violators of law and order would be dealt with firm hands. Since election-related stray incidents are reportedly taking place in some remote areas, the DGP said that there would be zero tolerance against the party or individuals who are found to be involved in violating the law and order. He also urged the people of the region to cooperate with the administration for holding a peaceful election.