fbpx
  Previous   Next
HomeNationECI Holds Meeting With Election Observers of 5 Poll-Bound States

ECI Holds Meeting With Election Observers of 5 Poll-Bound States

Aim to conduct free, fair and safe Assembly elections in five states, Election Commission of India is holding a meeting with the poll observers on Friday.

According to the officials, this is the first briefing of the commission to the senior officers, who have been deployed in the forthcoming elections.

Around 900 officers designated as ‘poll observers’ in different categories, such as General, Police and Expenditure, are attending the meeting wherein the Commission is discussing the core issues of the electioneering process, the sources said.

Sources added that they have been asked to implement the Covid-19 protocol strictly during the election process.

On January 8, the Election Commission of India announced the dates of the upcoming Assembly elections in five poll-bound states, namely, Punjab, Manipur, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, and Uttarakhand.

Uttar Pradesh will go to the polls in seven phases, Manipur in two, the rest in a single phase, the ECI said.

The Uttar Pradesh elections will begin from February 10; Goa, Uttarakhand and Punjab on February 14; and Manipur in 2 phases on February 27 and March 3.

The poll process will end on March 7 and the counting of votes will be done for all the five states on March 10.

More News

Sensex Sinks 1,546 Points, Nifty Ends Below 17,200

The sell-off continued on the fifth session on January 24 with benchmark indices losing nearly 3 percent each. At close, the Sensex was down 1,545.67...

Smriti Mandhana Named ICC Women’s Cricketer of The Year For 2021

India opening batter Smriti Mandhana on Monday won the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award for the ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year for 2021. Despite...

Joe Root Named Men’s Test Cricketer of The Year For 2021

England captain Joe Root, as expected, won the ICC Men's Test Cricketer of the Year Award for 2021 after beating the likes of Kyle...

RELATED NEWS

President, Vice-President, PM Greet People of UP On Statehood Day

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the people of Uttar Pradesh on their statehood...

PM Modi Virtually Interacts With Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Recipients

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday virtually interacted with the winners of the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar and awarded them certificates digitally using...

NCP Welcomes Shiv Sena At National Level To Fight BJP

A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that Shiv Sena has wasted 25 years with BJP, the NCP, which is an alliance...