STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

CEC & ECs to visit Meghalaya to review poll preparedness for 2018 elections

The Commission will assess the overall preparedness of the state election machinery to conduct the polls following which the date will be announced shortly.

Published: 19th December 2017 04:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th December 2017 07:43 PM   |  A+A-

Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti (File | PTI)

By PTI

SHILLONG: An Election Commission team led by Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti will visit Meghalaya later this week to review the preparedness of the state to hold assembly elections due early next year, officials said today.

"A team of Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti and Election Commissioners O P Rawat and Sunil Arora will be visiting the state on December 22-23 to review the poll preparedness in the state and to settle down any issues related to EVMs and others," Chief Electoral Officer F R Kharkongor told PTI.

The Commission will assess the overall preparedness of the state election machinery to conduct the polls following which the date will be announced shortly, he said.

The Commission will meet the SPs and DCs and the representatives of political parties on December 22 and the following day, the team will meet the chief secretary and the DGP, the CEO said.

Earlier this month, a team of the Commission had visited Meghalaya to see review the preparedness of the state election machinery.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp