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CEC to visit Kolkata to review poll preparedness

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

With Assembly elections in due next year, the Chief Commissioner and fellow Commissioners will be visiting tomorrow to review the poll preparedness and the ongoing revision of electoral rolls.

"CEC Nasim Zaidi and ECs A K Joti and O P Rawat will be reaching tonight to review ongoing electoral roll revision and poll preparedness in state," a statement by the EC said here.

During their one-day stay tomorrow, the Commission will meet representatives of political parties, all district electoral officers, SSPs, commissioners, top civil and police officers of state.

The five-year term of the Assembly is coming to an end on May 29, 2016. As per law, polls can be held six months prior to the end of the term of the assembly.

The draft electoral rolls in the state are likely to be published on January 5, 2016.

First Published: Wed, December 09 2015. 13:28 IST