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Gujarat polls: CEC holds meetings with parties, officials

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

Chief Commissioner A K Joti and around 10 senior officials of the Commission today held a meeting with representatives of main political parties to understand their concerns ahead of the first phase of Assembly polls in Gujarat, to be held on December 9.

The EC delegation, led by Joti, also held another meeting with various officials, district collectors as well as senior police officials to review the preparations for conducting free and fair election, said Chief Electoral Officer for B B Swain.

Representatives of the BJP, Congress, and attended the meeting with the EC delegation, he said.

During the meeting, leaders urged the EC to deploy adequate security personnel in sensitive constituencies. The also demanded that jammers should installed at strong-rooms where EVMs will be stored after the polling, said a release by the

The EC officials will hold a meeting with senior state officials tomorrow too, officials said.

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 22:10 IST