3,000 police personnel to be deployed for polls
Mizoram Assembly elections LIVE: Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Madhup Vyas has introduced that not less than 3,000 police personnel and 450 sections of central armed police forces (CAPFs) might be deployed for the Mizoram meeting elections.
Vyas added that the Election Commision of India (ECI) is making huge efforts to make sure a easy, free, honest and peaceable election. Arrangements have additionally been made to maintain a helicopter on standby in Aizawl on the polling day.
Vyas mentioned that money, medication, liquor and different contraband objects price Rs 36.32 crore have been seized thus far for the reason that election was introduced.
Vyas mentioned that the CEO workplace had obtained representations from political events in Mizoram objecting to the appointment of Sunday because the counting day, when most individuals attend church companies within the Christian-majority state. The letters have been then forwarded to the EC, he added.
The ballot physique has not replied to the pleas until now, he mentioned.
Elections to the 40-seater Mizoram Legislative Assembly are scheduled to happen on November 3. The Election Commission of India has set the counting day for December 3. The Model Code of Conduct has come into pressure with the announcement of ballot dates.