Mirpur (AJK), (Parliament Times) : Chief Election Commissioner Justice (Retd) Abdul Rasheed Salharia visited the central control room to be set up for the municipal election in Mirpur division and briefed about foolproof security arrangements for clean, transparent, fair and peaceful conduct throughout the division.
Commissioner Mirpur Division Chaudhry Shaukat Ali and DIG Police Dr. Khalid Mahmood Chauhan briefed them about all the arrangements and security related to the three districts of the division while on this occasion Deputy Commissioner Chaudhry Amjad Iqbal, SSP Raja Irfan Saleem. Municipal Election Commissioner Raja Rashid Mahmood, Assistant Election Commissioner Usman Munir and other officers participated. Deputy Commissioner Bhimbar Mirza Arshad Mehmood Jaral, SSP Bhimbar Raja Mohammad Akmal, Deputy Commissioner Kotli Chaudhry Haq Nawaz and SSP Kotli Riaz Mughal gave a briefing about the security arrangements of their respective districts through video link.
In the meeting, Chief Election Commissioner Abdul Rashid Salharia expressed his satisfaction with the arrangements made by the administration and the police regarding the municipal elections in Mirpur division and said that the election code of conduct should be strictly enforced in the conduct of the municipal elections. Effective action should be taken against any kind of violation.
In the meeting, Chief Election Commissioner Abdul Rashid Salharia expressed his satisfaction with the arrangements made by the administration and the police regarding the municipal elections in Mirpur division and said that the election code of conduct should be strictly enforced in the conduct of the municipal elections. Effective action should be taken against any kind of violation. Chief Election Commissioner Justice (R) Abdul Rasheed Salharia directed that no unrelated persons except the polling agent will be allowed to visit the polling station. Voters will cast their votes. After doing this, you will not be able to enter the polling station again.
One day training of presiding, assistant presiding officers and other election staff was completed in the third and last phase of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Local Government Elections. Returning Officer Chaudhry Khalid Hussain Saqib and Returning Officer Idris Bhatti addressed the training session.
And give the necessary instructions to the presiding officers and staff regarding voting ballot paper, ballot box counting method, compiling the results and other general voting and informed about the complete process in practice. District Returning Officer and District and Sessions Judge Raja Faisal Majeed, Deputy Commissioner Chaudhry Amjada Qabal, SSP Raja Irfan Saleem, Returning Officer Chaudhry Khalid Hussain Saqib and Returning Officer Idris Bhatti said that all the preparations have been completed to make the local body elections clean and transparent.
Mandatory training has also been given to the electoral staff and staff. The presiding officers will have the powers of the first-class magistrate. In this regard, wherever they face any difficulties, they can contact the returning officers themselves and the central control room. You can take instructions
He said that the police and other forces will be deployed in large numbers to protect the staff at the polling station. Ballot boxes and ballot papers will be sent to all stations with strict security. He said that to maintain law and order throughout the district and Teams of police and magistrates have been formed to allow voters to exercise free expression.
Voters are requested to come to the respective polling station to cast their vote and cast their vote in a peaceful manner. Police and security forces will also patrol the constituencies along with the magistrates and members of peace committees to ensure peace and order. He said that the polling staff should follow the instructions given by the Election Commission and take all possible steps to make the election process clean, transparent and peaceful without coming under any pressure.