Kupwara: Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Karnah, Dr. Bilal Mohi-ud-Din Bhat who is also the Returning Officer for the 13-Tangdar DDC constituency Wednesday convened a meeting to review the arrangements for smooth conduct of the upcoming District Development Council (DDC) and Panchayat by-election in the sub-division.
The meeting discussed the preparations for the upcoming election scheduled to be held on November 28 for the Tangdar DDC constituency in phase Ist.
The meeting was informed that a Control Room has already been established at Mini Secretariat Tangdar to oversee the whole election process in the subdivision. It was also informed that all necessary arrangements have been put in place for the deployment of polling staff at the concerned locations.
The SDM directed the concerned officers to ensure strict adherence to the guidelines of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC).
Meanwhile, 54 polling stations have been notified in the subdivision for which 162 presiding and polling officers have been detailed for election duty.
The meeting was attended by Zonal and Sector Magistrates, Nodal Officer Post Ballot Paper, Micro Observers, BDOs of Tangdar and Teetwal, SHO, and other concerned.