A team of Election Commission of India led by Chief Election Commissioner of India (CEC) Rajiv Kumar and Election Commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey held various meetings to review the poll preparedness for the forthcoming Assembly Elections in Himachal Pradesh on Friday at Shimla and met representatives of various political parties.
They also held a review meeting with the Election Commission officials, Chief Secretary, DGP and Heads of Central Armed Forces in the state to review poll preparedness.
Later, the Commission held a review meeting with the Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police and gave them detailed presentations about the measures to be taken to ensure smooth conduct of Assembly election in the state.
The Commission also held a meeting with the law enforcement agencies for adopting measures for conduct of free and fair election.
The CEC Rajiv Kumar along with EC Anup Chandra Pandey also launched a Chatbot – Voter Saathi and an Online Election Quiz for voter awareness developed by Chief Electoral Office, Himachal Pradesh. The quiz will start from 23rd September to 10th October, 2022. The first three winners of the online quiz will be given cash prizes.
Chief Electoral Officer, Himachal Pradesh Maneesh Garg honoured the CEC and EC and other members of the ECI team on the occasion.