For the first phase in the district, there will be a fire test for the district and police administration for Panchayat elections in Sadar block area today. Tight security arrangements have been made at all polling stations for the elections. The security of voting has been done in six layers. In the external security, the security forces of CRPF, SSB and STF engaged in Naxal operations in the district have been deployed. Security forces will patrol by bike. Three teams of QRT have been deployed to deal with the violators in the elections. The team of QRT will strictly deal with those who create hurdles in any polling.
Meanwhile, there is information that anti-social elements tried to rob the booth at booth number 144 and 145 in Bisouni village of Naugarh Panchayat of Aurangabad Sadar block. Stones were also pelted at the police. DM Saurabh Jorwal and SP Kantesh Kumar Mishra and other officials reached the spot as soon as the incident was reported. Police say that in an attempt to rob the booth, anti-social elements also opened fire.
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SP Kantesh Kumar Mishra said that all preparations have been made to deal strictly with those who disturb the elections. Apart from the police stations of Sadar block, police officers and forces have been deployed from all the police stations of the district. Women policemen have also been put on duty. Intensive vehicle checking campaign will be conducted during the election. Told that five booths are Naxal affected in the first phase of elections. Three booths are in the middle school located in Bakan village of Fasar police station and two booths are in Bijoi, the primary school of Manjhar panchayat of Mufassil police station. Special security arrangements have been made at these booths.
Apart from this, the zonal above the sector and the sub-zonal above the zonal have been put in the security of the election. Sector, zonal and sub-zonal police officers, magistrates and security forces will be on tour and such an arrangement has been made that after reaching any polling station in 10 to 15 minutes on complaint of any disturbance, they will be caught and sent directly to the police station. Police officers and magistrates have been deployed along with the police force to protect the polling personnel and polling at the polling stations. Arrangements have been made to avoid crowding at any polling station.
DM Saurabh Jorwal said that security has been strengthened in the first phase of elections. The arrangements have been made in such a way that the district and police administration are completely successful in conducting fair, fear-free and violence-free elections. 60 sectors, 15 zonals and seven super zonals have been made. A control panel has been created for any kind of information collection and quick action.