South District DC cum DEO holds meet with Sector Magistrates at DAC

Namchi, 12 Mar (IPR): With the implementation of Model Code of Conduct in the State, South District DC cum DEO, Mr. Ragul K., held a meeting with the Sector Magistrates at the conference hall of DAC today. Present during the meeting were ADC (South), Mr. Satyen Pradhan, SDM (HQ), Mr. Hemant Rai, along with other officials.

Addressing the gathering, the DEO spoke in detail about the various guidelines of ECI pertaining with the sector magistrates. He informed that there are a total number of 16 sector officers and 160 polling stations in the district. He highlighted that anyone found in violation of model code of conduct will be liable for action by the concerned election officials. The DEO also encouraged that smooth co-ordination need to be arranged between the various officials engaged in the election duty.

The number for District Control Room is 03595 264404, 264927 the fax number for the same is 264734.

A meeting with printers and publishers was held at the chamber of DC cum DEO (South) Mr. Ragul K today. He spoke in-depth about the rules and regulations which needs to be followed by the concerned printers and publishers. He added that Appendix A is required to be filled by the concerned publishers and that three sets of printing materials need to be submitted at the DEOs office.

Thereafter, a meeting with bankers of South District was held at conference hall of DAC today. The resource person for the meeting were SDM (Namchi), Ms. Choden Gyatso, along with Chief Pay and Accounts Officer, Mr. Sunil Sharma, and representatives from various banks.

During the meeting, the resource persons informed the bankers to keep a strict vigil on the accounts opened by the various political parties and the candidates and also updated if any kind of suspicious cash transactions happens during the election, it should be reported accordingly. They urged the attendees to monitor cash transactions, maintain cash and bank register along with many more important categories relating to the upcoming general elections. The resource persons also highlighted that the bankers need to follow the rules and regulations of Election Commission of India.