Chief Election Commissioner visit to J&K
Author: Desk March 4, 2019
The Election Commission of India’s (ECI’s) team is arriving for a two-day visit to Jammu & Kashmir today to review poll preparedness in view of upcoming General Elections to Lok Sabha – 2019.
In the first leg of visit, the Commission headed by Deputy Election Commissioner Sandeep Saxena will arrive at Srinagar.
The team is scheduled to hold meetings with political parties including seven national and three regional parties.
The Commission will also hold meetings with top State administration officials including Deputy Commissioners of ten Kashmir Division districts besides Leh and Kargil districts.
The Commission is also scheduled to meet Senior Superintendents of Police (SSPs) of all the districts, Kashmir Zone Police Chief, nodal officers and other officials to have a first-hand account of the security situation on the ground and related matters in the run-up to the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls.
The Commission is scheduled to hold similar meetings with political parties, top state administration and security officials in Jammu.
The Commission is also scheduled to hold a press briefing before flying to Delhi.