DGP Assam appeals to state political leaders to adhere to ECI guidelines


Guwahati: Ahead of the vote counting day, DGP Assam Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta appealed to all of the leaders & members of political parties to adhere to the guidelines by ECI regarding ban on celebration, victory march etc. on May 2.

Taking to his official Twitter care for, DGP Assam tweeted, “At this critical hour, saving the society & the people from this merciless surge of #Covid19 ought to be our top precedence.”

Notably, under the supervision of DGP Mahanta, a discussion on the issues pertaining to enforcement of Covid Protocols for public safety used to be held at the office of Police Commissioner here in Guwahati on Saturday.

“Discussed issues pertaining to enforcement of #CovidProtocols for public safety in the office of Police Commissioner, Guwahati. Aso reviewed the arrangements for Counting Day for the Meeting election, following all norms spelt out by the @ECISVEEP,” DGP Assam tweeted further.

Following the assembly, a video convention with SSP and SDPOs of all of the districts used to be held regarding the arrangements for conducting a secure and peaceable counting the following day.

A Covid compliant Road map used to be shared with all of the District SSP right through the Convention, informed DGP Assam informed in his tweet.

With meeting elections over in all four states and one union territory, all eyes are now on counting day. While Bengal went to the polls in eight phases, Assam voted in three and the remainder of the three states — Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry — went to the polls in a unmarried phase on April 6.

The results for West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry meeting elections will be declared on Sunday (May 2). The counting of votes will start at 8 am and initial trends may get cleared by 10-11 am.

The Bodoland/ Assam / India / International


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