Election observers Paula Bhaskar and M Hari Jawaharlal holding a review meeting with officials of Kurnool and Nandyal districts in Kurnool on Tuesday. | Photo credit: U Subramaniam
Election observers Pola Bhaskar (Commissioner, Technical Education Department) and M. Hari Jawahar Lal (Commissioner, Endowments) reviewed the preparations for the MLC elections in the presence of Collectors and Superintendents of Police of Kurnool and Nandyal districts on Tuesday and advised them that They should not take any action. Deviate from established procedures.
Observers were told by officials that all arrangements were made as per the guidelines issued by the Election Commission of India (ECI). District Election Officers P Koteswar Rao and Manjar Jilani Samoon were present.
Mr. Bhaskar and Mr. Hari Jawaharlal along with the Nodal Officers of Kurnool and Nandyal districts reviewed the arrangements for polling in graduates and teachers constituencies.
Mr. Bhaskar asked the officials to be vigilant during election duty. The timeline regarding election duty should be strictly followed and steps should be taken to complete the work within that time. A plan should be prepared in advance,” he advised them.
Mr. Hari Jawaharlal said that officials should understand what role they have to play in conducting elections. Nodal Officers should take steps to ensure that the Presiding Officer performs his duties calmly. Superintendent of Police Siddharth Kaushal and Raghveer Reddy gave a presentation on the preparations.