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SACH NEWS JAMMU KASHMIR ROUND UP KHAWAJA SHARJEEL First Phase of Randomisation held at Baramulla BARAMULLA, NOVEMBER 16:-The first round of randomisation of Poll staff has been completed at Baramulla, with a total of 3996 employees randomised out of 6500 employees as P-o, P-1, P-2 and P-3 Officers for the purpose of Election duty. The training for the P-o and P-1officers will be held on November 19th and the training for P-2, P-3 and P-4 officers will be held on November 20 th , 2014. The training will commence from 10 AM in the morning on the scheduled dates. Moreover, to facilitate the voting by the employees on election duty, Form-12 (computer generated with pre-printed details of each employee) will be provided to them at training venue so that they can cast their votes at the places of their election duty. A total of 825 Polling stations have been put in place for polling in the Seven Assembly constituencies of District Baramulla. One nomination paper files in Sopore BARAMULLA, NOVEMBER 16: In connection with Assembly Election being held in Baramulla district on December 09, 2014, one candidate yesterday filed his nomination papers as Independent candidate before the Returning Officer for 08-Sopore Assembly Constituency. No. PR/K/2014/198/Sgr Market checking intensified in Srinagar Rs. 30,600/- realized as fine from the erring traders SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 16: The Enforcement squad headed by Assistant Director, Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution Kashmir conducted market inspections in the Srinagar city and booked erring traders for violating Essential Commodities Act, 1955. The markets of Soura, Buchpora, Habak, Hazratbal, Lal Bazar, Eidgah, Safa Kadal, Nawab Bazar, Fateh Kadal, Ram Bagh, Regal Chowk, Kak Saria, Habba Kadal, Bohri Kadal, Khanyar, Khayam, Rainawari, Bagh-i-Ali Mardan Khan etc. were inspected during the process. During the inspection, 274 business establishments were inspected and Rs. 30,600/- were recovered as fine from 51 erring shopkeepers for violation of the Essential Commodities Act, 1955. 2 nd randomization of poll personnel held in Bandipora BANDIPORA, NOVEMBER 16: The second randomization of employees required for Assembly Election 2014 for three Assembly Constituencies viz 09-Gurez, 10-Bandipora and 11-Sonanwari of Bandipora district has been done in presence of General Observers and representatives of contesting candidates and political parties in the meeting hall, DC Office Bandipora. As many as 1379 employees including reserve quota have been appointed for election duties in the capacity of P0, P1, P2, P3 and P4. The training schedule for the employees appointed 2 nd randomization for 3 Assembly Constituencies is being conducted as per schedule. P0 and P1 on November 17, 2014 for employees of Gurez at Higher Secondary School Dawar, employees of Bandipora at Higher Secondary School Kaloosa and employees of Sonawari at Government Degree Collage, Sumbal while P2, P3 and P4 on November 18, 2014 for employees of Gurez at Higher Secondary School Dawar, employees of Bandipora at Higher Secondary School Kaloosa and employees of Sonawari at Government Degree Collage Sumbal. Info employees console JL Raina JAMMU, NOVEMBER 16: The employees of Directorate of Information today held a condolence meeting, under the Chairmanship of Director Information, Mr. Mukhtiar-ul-Aziz, to condole the sad demise of Janki Nath Raina father of Jawahar Lal Raina an employee of Information Department. Late Janki Nath Raina breathed his last at his residence yesterday. Besides, Deputy Director Information (PR) Peerzada Zahoor Ahmad, other officers and officials of the department attended the condolence meeting. Expressing grief and sorrow over the sad demise, the officers and officials of the department expressed sympathy and solidarity with the bereaved family. They also prayed for the eternal peace to the departed soul and endurance to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss. Div Com, IGP take stock of Essential Services Reviews election arrangements in Warwan, Marwah and Dachhan KISHTWAR, NOVEMBER 16- To ensure free and fair assembly elections in far flung and inaccessible areas of Warwan, Marwah and Dachhan of district Kishtwar, the Divisional Commissioner Jammu Mr. Shantmanu accompanied by IGP Jammu Rajesh Kumar and District Development Commissioner Kishtwar Mohammad Javed visited these remote areas here today. Divisional Commissioner held meetings with general public and government officials to review the availability of essential services and election preparedness. The public of the area highlighted various problems being faced by them. The Div Com listened patiently to all the grievances and assured the public that all their genuine problems will be addressed. He issued on the spot instructions to the officials present there regarding the problems and issues of people and directed them to immediately take necessary steps to mitigate the problems of people. Mr. Shantmanu also reviewed the polling arrangements in these remote areas. The SVEEP activities, arrangements for polling parties and safe upkeep of EVMs were also discussed. He stressed upon the District administration to complete the poll arrangements well in time and ensure strict enforcement of Model Code of Conduct. The IGP took a detailed review of security arrangements in these areas. He interacted with police and para military forces deployed in these areas and took stock of further deployment of forces. The transport plan was also discussed in detail. 3615 specially abled voters to exercise franchise KATHUA, NOVEMBER 16:- In a unique exercise District Administration Kathua in collaboration with Election Department, Social Welfare Department and District Red Cross Society has identified 3615 specially abled or physically handicapped voters in 5 Assembly Segments under “Rehbar” scheme of SVEEP campaign Matdaan Mahaotsav to ensure their facilitated participation and exercise of franchise by 100% of such voters. Apart from this, more than 2000 voters aged 75 years and above have been identified to provide them assistance to reach the polling stations and back to their homes. During a survey conducted by the administration a month back it was found that not more than 10% of such voters turn up for electoral participation and election campaign also they do not form cohesive vote bank hence left out of the electoral process. In first week of October a drive was launched through 625 Booth Level Officers and Polling Booth Area Teams (PBATs) for door-to-door survey to identify such voters so as to organize facilities for them including deployment of assistants, transportation and priority at the polling booth. After a comprehensive identification process all such voters are being provided with one assistant each appointed by Assistant Returning Officers indicating their contact numbers. The process is being supervised by District Election Officer, Returning Officers, Zonal and Sector Magistrates in the district. Administration is targeting identification of 100% specially abled and 75+ voters and working for their 100% electoral participation. District Election Officer, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary informed that idea behind this mammoth exercise was to ensure electoral inclusion of such excluded groups and to give them a feeling of belonging towards democratic system in the country. “We have tried to reach out to every household to identify such voters through BLOs, PBATs, Sarpanchs, Panchs, Lamberdars, Chowkidars and other stake holders through a series of meetings organised over a period of two months” he added. The DC along with Addl DC Prasanna Ramaswami, ACR Suraj Parkash Rukwal, ARO Kathua Anshul Garg, ROs Gurmukh Singh, Anwar Bandey and Rajiv Charak devised “Manual of Specially Abled /75+ Voters and Assistants Appointed” and Facilitation Plan which will be provided to Zonal / Sector Magistrates for monitoring 100% participation of such voters on poll day. District Red Cross Society headed by Deputy Commissioner is in process of generating resources for supporting this unique project. Home Delivery of Voter Enrollment for 10 days KATHUA, NOVEMBER 16:- With just 10 days left for enrollment as voter under continuous updation for General Elections to Legislative Assembly, District Administration has launched home delivery of voter enrollment service apart from 300 voter facilitation centers available in district. The scheme has been launched to provide a last opportunity to left out voters door-to-door campaign and special series of camps organised. A special Home Enrollment of Voters’ Cell has been set-up in office of District Election Officer which will receive the telephonic requests for voter enrollment and BLOs as well as mobile voter enrollment teams will reach same day for completion of enrollment formalities including photograph of voters. Facility can be availed through Phone 01922-235060, Toll Free No- 18001807064 or Email [email protected], [email protected] Three days election training programme conclude at Ramban RAMBAN, NOVEMBER 16- As a part of ongoing preparation of smooth, free and fair conduct of assembly election 2014 District Administration Ramban imparted the training to polling staff including Presiding and First polling officer deputed in assembly constituency Ramban and Banihal under the guidance of District Election Officer Ramban Farooq Shah Bukhari. Three days training programme organised by the district administration under the supervision of Nodal Officer training Dr. Arvind Karwani as many as 600 officers and officials of Civil departments and 100 official from Police department participated in the training programmes during the double shift of training participants expressed their keen interest in EVM operation training session being conducted by the various master trainers. DEO asked the officers for practicing of EVM continuously until they become fully satisfied about frequently handling of EVM master trainers imparted the training of EVM operation beside displaying video and movies related to election process and EVM operations for boosting their knowledge about different aspect of EVM operation and other election related activities. Nodal Officer training paying a patient hearing to queries and problems raised by the polling staff during the training sessions as per their past practice of election process and recourse person clarified all their doubts related to their training as well as election duty on the spot. Nodal Officer asked them to follow the directions issued by the Election Commission of India for performing the elections duty in different capacities for ensuring free and fair election in their respective polling stations in both the constituency of the district. Ensure accommodation for affected families: DDC Ramban RAMBAN, NOVEMBER 16- In order to provide the accommodations to victims who have lost their houses in recent incessant rain followed by lashing floods in the district, District Development Commissioner, Ramban Farooq Shah Bukhari convened a meeting of Tehsildars and other related officers at his office chambers. DDC directed the all Tehsildars to ensure accommodation for suffering families in nearby school buildings, Panchayat Ghars etc to protect them from the cold. He further directed the officers to submit the list of affected families who are living in open in their respective areas so that the PWD will construct the shelter sheds for them near the existing school buildings of the accommodation is schools fall short off requirements so that the affected families may not suffer any more in coming winter. Run for Democracy organized by DEO Jammu JAMMU, NOVEMBER 16- A Run for Democracy was organized by the District Election Officer Jammu today for promoting voters awareness and encouraging people to vote on December 2014 for the Assembly Election The run saw participation of over 3000 people from all walks of the life including various schools, colleges, senior citizens, officers and officials from District Administration. The run was flagged off from Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Satwari and concluded at Mini Stadium Parade Ground Jammu covering around 6 Kms. Before flag off a motivating street play was performed by famous theatre group Rangyug at Higher Secondary School Satwari, which got lot of appreciation by the participants. A grand function was organized at Parade Ground where famous theatre group Natrang performed its play on voter awareness “Loktantra Ka Mantra’ depicting importance of every vote and repercussion of non participation of voters in electoral process. Ms Avny Lavassa, IAS welcomed the gathering and encouraged the voters to vote on 20th December 2014. Jammu’s popular radio channel Big FM 92.7 who were radio partner of the event also kept the audience engaged in democracy quiz , keeping the atmosphere lively. District Election Officer Shri Ajeet Kumar Sahu, IAS addressed the gathering and appealed to the participants to cast their vote and spread the message of importance of voting in election in order to strengthen our democracy. Large gathering of more than 6000 people were there at the Parade ground to witness this mega event. The winners of the Run for Democracy were Naresh Kumar in the men’s category and Mandeep Kour in the women’s category. The winners got attractive prizes from Kapson and HDFC Bank and special prizes were given to senior citizens and best juniors runners. The prizes were distributed by Shri Ajeet Kumar Sahu, IAS District Election Officer and Shri Kiran Wattal, Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation. The parade ground was decorated with many attractive posters by HDFC bank, Vodafone Kapson and Axis bank who were sponsors of the event promoting democracy, nation building and the right to vote. List of winners under Men’s namely Naresh Kumar, Balwinder Singh, Inderpal Singh, Zaffar ali, Lovejeet Singh, Mehraj Din, Lundup Gorja and under Women’s category Mandeep Kour, Anjali Choudhary, Narmita Katoch, Avny Lavassa, Kusum Chib and under Special Category winners are Amarjeet Singh, Sangeet grashyan, Satish Kumar, Dr Indu Bhushan and Ashwani Kumar Gupta. All participants also took pledge to vote for their conscience and utilize their right to vote properly. A signature campaign was also organized at Parade Ground in which large number of people participated. The “Democracy Van” was also running on the road as well as on Parade Ground to attract people to check their names in voter list .On spot registration facility was also provided for new voters. Lot of enthusiasm was seen in the youth and all the participants. They were highly motivated and showed desire to take part in the festival of democracy and encourage others too to take part in it. This event was one of the mega events planned under “Wake Up Jammu” campaign. Many more such events shall be organised at local level by the Returning Officers. Rjs of Big FM Rj Juhi, Rj Manas and RJ Sarang kept the audience captive during the show. Others who were present on the occasion were Shri Uttam Chand, IPS , SSP , Jammu, Shri Mohan Lal SSP Traffic ,Shri G.N Balwan, KAS Additional District Development Commissioner, Jammu , Executive Director ICCR Padamshri Balwant Thakur, representatives of all sponsors and many prominent citizens who all appreciated the efforts of district administration for this event. Voter awareness exhibition by DAVP was also display at the ground which was inaugurated after the run. The exhibition of DAVP was on voter awareness and education. Election observer reviews arrangements in Reasi REASI, NOVEMBER 16-Poll observers for the Reasi district including Dr Akhliesh Kumar Mishra for constituency Reasi, Puneet Kumar for constituency Gool-Arnas, Election Security observer for Reasi B K Singh on Sunday held discussions with District Election Officer (Deputy Commissioner) Reasi Shabir Ahmad Bhatt on the arrangements for the elections to be held on December 2. The observers also visited the election control room, media centre of the Information and Public Relations Department, and the help desk at the DC office Complex on Sunday. The RO-58 Reasi Tilk Raj Sharma briefed the Observer about election preparedness in Reasi giving a detailed presentation. Senior Superintendents of Police, Reasi Vivak Gupta also apprised the Election Security Observer about the security arrangements being made for smooth conduct of elections in the district. Observers expressed satisfaction over the preparedness of the district administration for the coming elections. They also stressed on ensuring smooth monitoring of the Modal Code of Conduct, strengthening the complaint mechanism and efficacy of the control room and to ensure issuance of Election Duty Certificate to the govt. employees deployed for polling duties. First Phase of Randomisation held at Baramulla BARAMULLA, NOVEMBER 16:-The first round of randomisation of Poll staff has been completed at Baramulla, with a total of 3996 employees randomised out of 6500 employees as P-o, P-1, P-2 and P-3 Officers for the purpose of Election duty. The training for the P-o and P-1officers will be held on November 19th and the training for P-2, P-3 and P-4 officers will be held on November 20 th , 2014. The training will commence from 10 AM in the morning on the scheduled dates. Moreover, to facilitate the voting by the employees on election duty, Form-12 (computer generated with pre-printed details of each employee) will be provided to them at training venue so that they can cast their votes at the places of their election duty. A total of 825 Polling stations have been put in place for polling in the Seven Assembly constituencies of District Baramulla. One nomination paper files in Sopore BARAMULLA, NOVEMBER 16: In connection with Assembly Election being held in Baramulla district on December 09, 2014, one candidate yesterday filed his nomination papers as Independent candidate before the Returning Officer for 08-Sopore Assembly Constituency. No. PR/K/2014/198/Sgr Market checking intensified in Srinagar Rs. 30,600/- realized as fine from the erring traders SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 16: The Enforcement squad headed by Assistant Director, Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution Kashmir conducted market inspections in the Srinagar city and booked erring traders for violating Essential Commodities Act, 1955. The markets of Soura, Buchpora, Habak, Hazratbal, Lal Bazar, Eidgah, Safa Kadal, Nawab Bazar, Fateh Kadal, Ram Bagh, Regal Chowk, Kak Saria, Habba Kadal, Bohri Kadal, Khanyar, Khayam, Rainawari, Bagh-i-Ali Mardan Khan etc. were inspected during the process. During the inspection, 274 business establishments were inspected and Rs. 30,600/- were recovered as fine from 51 erring shopkeepers for violation of the Essential Commodities Act, 1955. 2 nd randomization of poll personnel held in Bandipora BANDIPORA, NOVEMBER 16: The second randomization of employees required for Assembly Election 2014 for three Assembly Constituencies viz 09-Gurez, 10-Bandipora and 11-Sonanwari of Bandipora district has been done in presence of General Observers and representatives of contesting candidates and political parties in the meeting hall, DC Office Bandipora. As many as 1379 employees including reserve quota have been appointed for election duties in the capacity of P0, P1, P2, P3 and P4. The training schedule for the employees appointed 2 nd randomization for 3 Assembly Constituencies is being conducted as per schedule. P0 and P1 on November 17, 2014 for employees of Gurez at Higher Secondary School Dawar, employees of Bandipora at Higher Secondary School Kaloosa and employees of Sonawari at Government Degree Collage, Sumbal while P2, P3 and P4 on November 18, 2014 for employees of Gurez at Higher Secondary School Dawar, employees of Bandipora at Higher Secondary School Kaloosa and employees of Sonawari at Government Degree Collage Sumbal. employees console JL Raina JAMMU, NOVEMBER 16: The employees of Directorate of Information today held a condolence meeting, under the Chairmanship of Director Information, Mr. Mukhtiar-ul-Aziz, to condole the sad demise of Janki Nath Raina father of Jawahar Lal Raina an employee of Information Department. Late Janki Nath Raina breathed his last at his residence yesterday. Besides, Deputy Director Information (PR) Peerzada Zahoor Ahmad, other officers and officials of the department attended the condolence meeting. Expressing grief and sorrow over the sad demise, the officers and officials of the department expressed sympathy and solidarity with the bereaved family. They also prayed for the eternal peace to the departed soul and endurance to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss. Div Com, IGP take stock of Essential Services Reviews election arrangements in Warwan, Marwah and Dachhan KISHTWAR, NOVEMBER 16- To ensure free and fair assembly elections in far flung and inaccessible areas of Warwan, Marwah and Dachhan of district Kishtwar, the Divisional Commissioner Jammu Mr. Shantmanu accompanied by IGP Jammu Rajesh Kumar and District Development Commissioner Kishtwar Mohammad Javed visited these remote areas here today. Divisional Commissioner held meetings with general public and government officials to review the availability of essential services and election preparedness. The public of the area highlighted various problems being faced by them. The Div Com listened patiently to all the grievances and assured the public that all their genuine problems will be addressed. He issued on the spot instructions to the officials present there regarding the problems and issues of people and directed them to immediately take necessary steps to mitigate the problems of people. Mr. Shantmanu also reviewed the polling arrangements in these remote areas. The SVEEP activities, arrangements for polling parties and safe upkeep of EVMs were also discussed. He stressed upon the District administration to complete the poll arrangements well in time and ensure strict enforcement of Model Code of Conduct. The IGP took a detailed review of security arrangements in these areas. He interacted with police and para military forces deployed in these areas and took stock of further deployment of forces. The transport plan was also discussed in detail. specially abled voters to exercise franchise KATHUA, NOVEMBER 16:- In a unique exercise District Administration Kathua in collaboration with Election Department, Social Welfare Department and District Red Cross Society has identified 3615 specially abled or physically handicapped voters in 5 Assembly Segments under “Rehbar” scheme of SVEEP campaign Matdaan Mahaotsav to ensure their facilitated participation and exercise of franchise by 100% of such voters. Apart from this, more than 2000 voters aged 75 years and above have been identified to provide them assistance to reach the polling stations and back to their homes. During a survey conducted by the administration a month back it was found that not more than 10% of such voters turn up for electoral participation and election campaign also they do not form cohesive vote bank hence left out of the electoral process. In first week of October a drive was launched through 625 Booth Level Officers and Polling Booth Area Teams (PBATs) for door-to-door survey to identify such voters so as to organize facilities for them including deployment of assistants, transportation and priority at the polling booth. After a comprehensive identification process all such voters are being provided with one assistant each appointed by Assistant Returning Officers indicating their contact numbers. The process is being supervised by District Election Officer, Returning Officers, Zonal and Sector Magistrates in the district. Administration is targeting identification of 100% specially abled and 75+ voters and working for their 100% electoral participation. District Election Officer, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary informed that idea behind this mammoth exercise was to ensure electoral inclusion of such excluded groups and to give them a feeling of belonging towards democratic system in the country. “We have tried to reach out to every household to identify such voters through BLOs, PBATs, Sarpanchs, Panchs, Lamberdars, Chowkidars and other stake holders through a series of meetings organised over a period of two months” he added. The DC along with Addl DC Prasanna Ramaswami, ACR Suraj Parkash Rukwal, ARO Kathua Anshul Garg, ROs Gurmukh Singh, Anwar Bandey and Rajiv Charak devised “Manual of Specially Abled /75+ Voters and Assistants Appointed” and Facilitation Plan which will be provided to Zonal / Sector Magistrates for monitoring 100% participation of such voters on poll day. District Red Cross Society headed by Deputy Commissioner is in process of generating resources for supporting this unique project. Home Delivery of Voter Enrollment for 10 days KATHUA, NOVEMBER 16:- With just 10 days left for enrollment as voter under continuous updation for General Elections to Legislative Assembly, District Administration has launched home delivery of voter enrollment service apart from 300 voter facilitation centers available in district. The scheme has been launched to provide a last opportunity to left out voters door-to-door campaign and special series of camps organised. A special Home Enrollment of Voters’ Cell has been set-up in office of District Election Officer which will receive the telephonic requests for voter enrollment and BLOs as well as mobile voter enrollment teams will reach same day for completion of enrollment formalities including photograph of voters. Facility can be availed through Phone 01922-235060, Toll Free No- 18001807064 or Three days election training programme conclude at Ramban RAMBAN, NOVEMBER 16- As a part of ongoing preparation of smooth, free and fair conduct of assembly election 2014 District Administration Ramban imparted the training to polling staff including Presiding and First polling officer deputed in assembly constituency Ramban and Banihal under the guidance of District Election Officer Ramban Farooq Shah Bukhari. Three days training programme organised by the district administration under the supervision of Nodal Officer training Dr. Arvind Karwani as many as 600 officers and officials of Civil departments and 100 official from Police department participated in the training programmes during the double shift of training participants expressed their keen interest in EVM operation training session being conducted by the various master trainers. DEO asked the officers for practicing of EVM continuously until they become fully satisfied about frequently handling of EVM master trainers imparted the training of EVM operation beside displaying video and movies related to election process and EVM operations for boosting their knowledge about different aspect of EVM operation and other election related activities. Nodal Officer training paying a patient hearing to queries and problems raised by the polling staff during the training sessions as per their past practice of election process and recourse person clarified all their doubts related to their training as well as election duty on the spot. Nodal Officer asked them to follow the directions issued by the Election Commission of India for performing the elections duty in different capacities for ensuring free and fair election in their respective polling stations in both the constituency of the district. DDC Ramban RAMBAN, NOVEMBER 16- In order to provide the accommodations to victims who have lost their houses in recent incessant rain followed by lashing floods in the district, District Development Commissioner, Ramban Farooq Shah Bukhari convened a meeting of Tehsildars and other related officers at his office chambers. DDC directed the all Tehsildars to ensure accommodation for suffering families in nearby school buildings, Panchayat Ghars etc to protect them from the cold. He further directed the officers to submit the list of affected families who are living in open in their respective areas so that the PWD will construct the shelter sheds for them near the existing school buildings of the accommodation is schools fall short off requirements so that the affected families may not suffer any more in coming winter. Run for Democracy organized by DEO Jammu JAMMU, NOVEMBER 16- A Run for Democracy was organized by the District Election Officer Jammu today for promoting voters awareness and encouraging people to vote on December 2014 for the Assembly Election The run saw participation of over 3000 people from all walks of the life including various schools, colleges, senior citizens, officers and officials from District Administration. The run was flagged off from Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Satwari and concluded at Mini Stadium Parade Ground Jammu covering around 6 Kms. Before flag off a motivating street play was performed by famous theatre group Rangyug at Higher Secondary School Satwari, which got lot of appreciation by the participants. A grand function was organized at Parade Ground where famous theatre group Natrang performed its play on voter awareness “Loktantra Ka Mantra’ depicting importance of every vote and repercussion of non participation of voters in electoral process. Ms Avny Lavassa, IAS welcomed the gathering and encouraged the voters to vote on 20th December 2014. Jammu’s popular radio channel Big FM 92.7 who were radio partner of the event also kept the audience engaged in democracy quiz , keeping the atmosphere lively. District Election Officer Shri Ajeet Kumar Sahu, IAS addressed the gathering and appealed to the participants to cast their vote and spread the message of importance of voting in election in order to strengthen our democracy. Large gathering of more than 6000 people were there at the Parade ground to witness this mega event. The winners of the Run for Democracy were Naresh Kumar in the men’s category and Mandeep Kour in the women’s category. The winners got attractive prizes from Kapson and HDFC Bank and special prizes were given to senior citizens and best juniors runners. The prizes were distributed by Shri Ajeet Kumar Sahu, IAS District Election Officer and Shri Kiran Wattal, Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation. The parade ground was decorated with many attractive posters by HDFC bank, Vodafone Kapson and Axis bank who were sponsors of the event promoting democracy, nation building and the right to vote. List of winners under Men’s namely Naresh Kumar, Balwinder Singh, Inderpal Singh, Zaffar ali, Lovejeet Singh, Mehraj Din, Lundup Gorja and under Women’s category Mandeep Kour, Anjali Choudhary, Narmita Katoch, Avny Lavassa, Kusum Chib and under Special Category winners are Amarjeet Singh, Sangeet grashyan, Satish Kumar, Dr Indu Bhushan and Ashwani Kumar Gupta. All participants also took pledge to vote for their conscience and utilize their right to vote properly. A signature campaign was also organized at Parade Ground in which large number of people participated. The “Democracy Van” was also running on the road as well as on Parade Ground to attract people to check their names in voter list .On spot registration facility was also provided for new voters. Lot of enthusiasm was seen in the youth and all the participants. They were highly motivated and showed desire to take part in the festival of democracy and encourage others too to take part in it. This event was one of the mega events planned under “Wake Up Jammu” campaign. Many more such events shall be organised at local level by the Returning Officers. Rjs of Big FM Rj Juhi, Rj Manas and RJ Sarang kept the audience captive during the show. Others who were present on the occasion were Shri Uttam Chand, IPS , SSP , Jammu, Shri Mohan Lal SSP Traffic ,Shri G.N Balwan, KAS Additional District Development Commissioner, Jammu , Executive Director ICCR Padamshri Balwant Thakur, representatives of all sponsors and many prominent citizens who all appreciated the efforts of district administration for this event. Voter awareness exhibition by DAVP was also display at the ground which was inaugurated after the run. The exhibition of DAVP was on voter awareness and education. Election observer reviews arrangements in Reasi SACH NEWS : REASI, NOVEMBER 16-Poll observers for the Reasi district including Dr Akhliesh Kumar Mishra for constituency Reasi, Puneet Kumar for constituency Gool-Arnas, Election Security observer for Reasi B K Singh on Sunday held discussions with District Election Officer (Deputy Commissioner) Reasi Shabir Ahmad Bhatt on the arrangements for the elections to be held on December 2. The observers also visited the election control room, media centre of the Information and Public Relations Department, and the help desk at the DC office Complex on Sunday. The RO-58 Reasi Tilk Raj Sharma briefed the Observer about election preparedness in Reasi giving a detailed presentation. Senior Superintendents of Police, Reasi Vivak Gupta also apprised the Election Security Observer about the security arrangements being made for smooth conduct of elections in the district. Observers expressed satisfaction over the preparedness of the district administration for the coming elections. They also stressed on ensuring smooth monitoring of the Modal Code of Conduct, strengthening the complaint mechanism and efficacy of the control room and to ensure issuance of Election Duty Certificate to the govt. employees deployed for polling duties. DEO reviews postal ballot arrangements SACH NEWS: POONCH, NOVEMBER 16: To facilitate the service voters to cast their votes in their respective constituencies, District Election Officer, Poonch, Mr. M H Malik chaired a meeting, attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mumtaz Ali Choudhary, RO, 85-Surankote, Ashok Kumar, RO, 86-Mendhar, Ramesh Kumar, RO, 87-Poonch Haveli, Shokat Mahmood Malik, ASP, Amit Gupta, ARTO, Verinder Manyal, Nodal Officer, Postal Ballots, Shahid Iqbal and Nodal Officer, Training Management, Vijay Puri, to discuss and finalize the arrangements for Postal Ballots and related issues here today. It was informed by the District Election Officer in the meeting that it is the responsibility of the Returning Officer (RO) of each constituency to ensure that the postal ballot papers are prepared and despatched to service voters in time for them to return the ballot papers for counting. The ECIs rules stipulate that the RO must get the ballot papers for service voters prepared within 24 hours of the last hour of withdrawal of candidates for the poll and within 74 hours these should be despatched to the service voters. This is because the poll schedule allows for only 13 days between the date of withdrawal and the date of polling. Therefore, sufficient time must be allowed for the ballot papers to be despatched to all the eligible voters and for them to be returned. The DEO directed the ROs to depute one ARO to get the postal ballots printed within 24 hours of the last hour of withdrawal of candidates for the poll. Three facilitation centers will be established in the office of each returning officer with effect from 27th to 29TH of November 2014 to cast their votes and the votes so cast shall be sent to the concerned RO. The DEO directed the Addl. SP to appoint one nodal officer for distribution of postal ballots among the police personnel. Poll persons and staff who are specifically assigned any official work in connection with elections on the day of poll & cannot be able to vote at normal polling station have to apply for the postal ballot facility. These include all police personnel, DEOs/ROs/AROs & their Staff, Control Room Staff, Videographers/Staff of EEM Teams/ZOs/SOs, BLO, Drivers/Cleaners etc. DEO reviews postal ballot arrangements SACH NEWS: POONCH, NOVEMBER 16: To facilitate the service voters to cast their votes in their respective constituencies, District Election Officer, Poonch, Mr. M H Malik chaired a meeting, attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mumtaz Ali Choudhary, RO, 85-Surankote, Ashok Kumar, RO, 86-Mendhar, Ramesh Kumar, RO, 87-Poonch Haveli, Shokat Mahmood Malik, ASP, Amit Gupta, ARTO, Verinder Manyal, Nodal Officer, Postal Ballots, Shahid Iqbal and Nodal Officer, Training Management, Vijay Puri, to discuss and finalize the arrangements for Postal Ballots and related issues here today. It was informed by the District Election Officer in the meeting that it is the responsibility of the Returning Officer (RO) of each constituency to ensure that the postal ballot papers are prepared and despatched to service voters in time for them to return the ballot papers for counting. The ECIs rules stipulate that the RO must get the ballot papers for service voters prepared within 24 hours of the last hour of withdrawal of candidates for the poll and within 74 hours these should be despatched to the service voters. This is because the poll schedule allows for only 13 days between the date of withdrawal and the date of polling. Therefore, sufficient time must be allowed for the ballot papers to be despatched to all the eligible voters and for them to be returned. The DEO directed the ROs to depute one ARO to get the postal ballots printed within 24 hours of the last hour of withdrawal of candidates for the poll. Three facilitation centers will be established in the office of each returning officer with effect from 27th to 29TH of November 2014 to cast their votes and the votes so cast shall be sent to the concerned RO. The DEO directed the Addl. SP to appoint one nodal officer for distribution of postal ballots among the police personnel. Poll persons and staff who are specifically assigned any official work in connection with elections on the day of poll & cannot be able to vote at normal polling station have to apply for the postal ballot facility. These include all police personnel, DEOs/ROs/AROs & their Staff, Control Room Staff, Videographers/Staff of EEM Teams/ZOs/SOs, BLO, Drivers/Cleaners etc.
Posted on: Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:13:44 +0000

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