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ECI reviews poll preparedness in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

The of India today reviewed the poll preparedness for the assembly elections due later this year and asked officials to take all requisite steps to ensure a free and fair election.

took stock of the state's poll preparedness in a meeting with all the divisional commissioners, generals of police, state election commission's officials and the superintendents of police.

While specifically directing officials to be at against possible use of cash and liquor during and in the run up to the poll process, Dy asked them to firm up various components of the election management, including the security plan, SWEEP (Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral Participation) plan and the vulnerability management plan.

Saxena also asked them to spread the awareness among people that the EVMs and VVPAT machines are foolproof and safe.

said "a kind of eco system" has been development in the state to ensure free and fair elections as per the mandate of the of India.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 19:40 IST