J&K: CEO Pole reviews arrangements for Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency

Srinagar,  Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Jammu & Kashmir Pandurang Kondbarao Pole reviewed the poll arrangements for the Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency on Friday.

The CEO Pole conducted an inspection of the Counting Center and Strong Rooms designated for the Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency which has been put at the indoor sports stadium in Baramulla.

The polling for the Baramulla Lok Sabha seat is scheduled for May 20.

The visit aimed to ensure seamless arrangements for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024, an official spokesman said.

During the inspection, the CEO reviewed the facilities and arrangements at the counting center and the strong room to guarantee a smooth and transparent counting process.

Pole also assessed security measures in place to maintain the integrity of the electoral process.

The CEO was comprehensively briefed by the RO regarding the arrangements to ensure a smooth electoral process and was informed that the district administration had diligently implemented all necessary measures in compliance with the guidelines of the Election Commission of India.

In a proactive step towards environmental conservation Pole planted saplings within the premises of the counting center to enhance the aesthetic appeal of the center’s surroundings while promoting ecological sustainability.

Speaking during the visit CEO Pole underscored the critical importance of robust arrangements and strict adherence to electoral protocols set by the Election Commission of India for safeguarding the sanctity of this democratic process.

The CEO was accompanied by the Returning Officer of Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency, Minga Sherpa, Superintendent of Police, Baramulla, Amod Ashok Nagapure, Nodal Officer Model Code of Conduct (MCC), Syed Qamar Sajad, Assistant Returning Officer, Sopore, Shabir Ahmad Raina, Dy District Election Officer, Abdul Rehman Bhat and other concerned officers.