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EC organises briefing meeting of general, police, expenditure observers for Delhi assembly polls

EC organises briefing meeting of general, police, expenditure observers for Delhi assembly polls

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) The Election Commission on Tuesday organised a briefing meeting for observers to be deployed for the forthcoming Delhi assembly elections.

Poll date for the single phased election for Delhi's 70 constituencies is February 8, 2020 and counting will be held on February 11, 2020.

More than 150 officers drawn from IAS, IPS as also from Indian Revenue Service and other Central Services were called for the General, Police and Expenditure Observers briefing today.

Adequate number of officers would be deployed on actual duty, an official release said.

Addressing the observers, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora advised them to maintain close coordination with officers' teams deputed in the field and to remain accessible at all times.

Mr Arora particularly asked them to follow Commission's guidelines with full sincerity and devotion and adhere to code of ethics with no laxity at all in performing assigned tasks.

He asked the observers to ensure due 'Assured Minimum Facilities' at all the polling booths.

Addressing the gathering, Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa emphasized the significance of role of observers.

Wherever critical interventions are required to ensure that no lapses, even of the smallest nature, cause disruption in the electoral process, Mr Lavasa said the officers should attend to it promptly.

Speaking to the group, Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra drew the attention of the officers that as observers they have a statutory duty to perform on behalf of Election Commission.

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