Police cautious of intervention from unlawful organisations
Thoubal, Sept 9: Even as district police Thoubal is apprehension of unlawful organisation interfering the upcoming Panchayat poll scheduled on October 7, District administration authority has stated that all measures have been taken up for free and fair conduct of the poll.
Talking to reporters at Thoubal district head quarter yesterday evening, L. Nabakishor, Deputy Commissioner Thoubal said that all is set for the free and fair conduct of 5th General Panchayat Election scheduled to hold on October 7.
The election will be conducted at two block – Lilong Block and Thoubal Block. Nabakishore said that at Lilong block a total of 17155 male voters and 18,496 female voters will excercise their franchise. For Thoubal block the total voter is 129444 of which 45421 are female voters and 48372 are male voters.
At Thoubal block a total of 23 Zilla Parishad candidates, 56 Pradhan Candidates and 346 member candidates are in the fray. For Lilong Block 10 Zilla Parishad Candidates, 23 Pradhan candidates and 178 members candidates are in the fray.
Voting will be conducted at 310 Polling Station for the district. Out of this 101 are declared hyper sensitive, 144 are declared sensitive and 65 are normal. A total of 1860 polling personnel will be utilised. 6 each at each polling station.
DC Nabakishore further said that all preparation for strong room and counting has been completed.
On the other hand police are apprehensive of outlawed organisation interfering the poll. Dr. Akoijam Sadananda DSP of Thoubal police said that security measures has been beefed up following information about the possible intervention by outlawed
He said for each polling station 10 police personnel including two unarmed women police, 2 unarmed male police and 6 armed police will be deployed.
To prevent any unwanted incident police has intensified drive against selling of liquors and other intoxicants and added that a total of 162 licence guns has been deposited at the respective police station.