Odisha Panchayat Polls: SEC to hold meeting with all District Collectors & SPs
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Election Commission will chair crucial meeting with all district Collectors & SPs virtually at 10.30 am today.
The meeting will be held in order to discuss about smooth conduct of the upcoming Panchayat Polls in the State.
Reportedly, the meeting will also be attended by the Chief Secretary, Development Commissioner, Home Secretary, DGP, Health Secretary and Secretary to the Panchayati Raj.
The Election Commission is likely to ask the district collector to make a joint master plan to conduct elections at the district level.
The SEC is also likely to direct to make sure that the code of conduct as well the Covid guidelines get strictly followed during the panchayat election.
During the meeting, the focus will be given on the safety of ballot paper till it reaches the respective polling stations and also on the security of voting box.
Similarly, the information provided by the candidates will be closely scrutinized.