Poll Preparation in Full Swing: DC Mukul Kumar Saikia

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DIPHU, Mar 11: Deputy Commissioner of Karbi Anglong Mukul Kumar Saikia on Monday declared that preparations for the forthcoming MP election are in full swing for Diphu and Howraghat LACs. DC declared the above statement during a press conference held at the conference hall this afternoon.

DC further mentioned that preparations for the big day started ever since Election Commission of India declared dates for election on March 10. He also stated that all persons who owned licensed rifles or pistols should hand over to the nearest Police Station since Model Code of Conduct (MCC) has come into effect prior to the election. DC Saikia also appealed all sections of people to cooperate with the Law & Order Department during the whole MCC period for safety and peace in the region. He also declared that Police are deployed at 15-20 Naka Checking locations across the district in order to prevent supply of illegal items like liquor, money and others and further said that control room will be installed shortly.

The press conference held today was attended by SP Gaurav Upadhayay, additional DC Norsing Bey, election officer P. Sharma, Mukul Kathar and others.