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    No. ECI/PN/20/2020 Dated: 3rd February, 2020 PRESS NOTE ECI REVIEWS DELHI's POLL PREPAREDNESS WITH SENIOR OFFICERS OF NEIGHBOURING STATES, NODAL OFFICERS and CENTRAL OBSERVERS Election Commission of India led by Chief Election Commissioner Sh Sunil Arora and Election Commissioners Sh Ashok Lavasa and Sh Sushil Chandra today reviewed the Poll Preparedness for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, 2020 with Chief Secretary, Commissioner of Police and senior officials of Delhi Government as also with Chief Secretaries, DGPs and senior officers of the neighbouring States namely Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. Nodal Officers from Ministry of Home Affairs, CRPF, Ministry of Railways also joined the meeting. Chairing the Video Conferencing meeting from Nirvachan Sadan, Chief Election Commissioner Sh Arora took an in depth review to ensure that due steps have been taken for smooth coordination amongst various wings of the administration and police forces of adjoining States particularly at border check posts for preventing illegal movement of cash, liquor, arms or anti social elements. The Commission advised the concerned State Officers to ensure due facilitation of cashless treatment, if required, to security forces deployed on election duty. The Commission also reviewed necessary activities for poll preparedness with Central Observers so assigned for the forthcoming Elections. General, Police and Expenditure Observers posted in each of the seventy Assembly Constituencies apprised the Commission of work done with respect to distribution of Photo voter slips, arrangements at Polling stations for Assured Minimum facilities, and management of PwD voters, availability of adequate number of wheel Chairs, Volunteers, EVM-VVPAT arrangements, night stay arrangements for polling personnel, grievance monitoring, Facilitation of Permissions to Political parties and candidates, Security forces deployment plans, confidence building measures with local communities, seizures made by Flying Squads, inspection of candidates' accounts, publicity of criminal antecedents of candidates, cVigil and Paid news complaints, expenditure and law and order sensitive pocket arrangements and Counting Day arrangements. Observers assured the Commission that preparations are on schedule and gaining momentum with respect to all requisite polling day arrangements. Adequate deployment of Police forces and CAPF companies is being done and protest sites are under watch to ensure that no obstructions for polling personnel or voters would hamper movement on 8th February 2020. Some Observers however pointed out that response for registration for special postal ballot facility and pick n drop facility for senior citizens has been rather low. CEO Delhi informed that registration date has accordingly been extended to 5th February 2020. He added that distribution of wheel chairs at polling booths is being augmented where larger number of loco-motor disability voters have been registered. Commission emphasised that the directions of Supreme Court Orders on publicity of criminal antecedents and the consequential guidelines of the Commission have to be fully complied with in print as well as electronic media and notices issued to erring candidates. Commission inter-alia laid emphasis on the need to take strict action against intimidators and violators of law; enforcement of preventive action be taken promptly to ensure smooth movement near all Polling stations, maintain peace and ensure free fair polls on 8th February 2020; adequate night stay arrangements for polling staff on duty and due vigilance by expenditure observers needs to be stepped up and stringent action be taken so that electoral atmosphere is not vitiated. Special Police Observer Sh M K Das assured the Commission that he is personally monitoring the situation at ground level in sensitive areas. Special Expenditure Observer Sh B Murali Kumar also assured the Commission that due care will be taken by field level teams to step up enforcement.
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    OBSERVER HAND BOOK (VOL I, II & III), SEPTEMBER 2019, ED.5 A digital handbook for observers having detailed information of Observer’s Duty, Briefing of Observers, Tours and Absence from Headquarters, Observer Portal, Role of Observers, Reports by Observers, Postal Ballot for Observers ,Arrival of Observers in the Constituencies, Interface of ROs/AROs And DEO, Scrutiny of Nomination Papers, Allotment of Symbols, Electoral Rolls, Meeting with the Candidates, Visit of Areas in the Constituency and Polling Stations, Review of Overall Preparedness of Law & Order Machinery, Implementation of Model Code of Conduct, Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC), Expenditure Monitoring, EVM, VVPAT, Preparations for Date of Poll, Poll Day Activities, Scrutiny of Register of Voters, Re-Poll and Adjourned Poll Cases, Counting of Votes etc.
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    ECI/PN/47/2019 Dated: 15th April, 2019 Press Note Commission Reviews Poll Arrangements with Central Observers in Tripura and West Bengal through Video Conferencing for next Phases of Polling Chief Election Commissioner Sh Sunil Arora and Election Commissioners Sh Ashok Lavasa and Sh Sushil Chandra today reviewed poll arrangements in specific constituencies of West Bengal and Tripura going to polls in Phase 2 & 3 of ongoing General Elections to Lok Sabha 2019. The review through video conferencing was held with General Observers, Police Observers and Expenditure Observers deployed in Phase 2 and Phase 3 Parliamentary Constituencies in West Bengal namely the 3-Jalpaiguri, 4-Darjeeling, 5- Raiganj, 6- Balurghat, 7-Maldaha Uttar, 8-Maldaha Dakshin, 9-Jangipur and 11- Murshidabad in West Bengal and Phase 2(final phase) of Tripura ie 2-Tripura East Parliamentary Constituency. The General Observers briefed the Commission on the preparedness in terms of Assured Minimum Facilities (AMF) at the Polling Stations; mapping of PWDs and the arrangements made for their facilitation at the Polling Stations; Awareness amongst the voters that Photo Voter Slips (PVSs) will no longer be treated as the Identification document but that the Voter has to necessarily bring one of the 12 specified Identification Documents to be shown at the Polling Station on the poll day. Commission also reviewed the complaints, if any, from Political Parties, etc as received by Observers and their status. The preventive actions taken against the identified trouble makers and potential intimidators were also reviewed. Commission reviewed at length the Central Armed Police Forces deployment status in each of the Parliamentary Constituencies. The Police Observers briefed about Preparation of District Security/Force Deployment plan; Use of Central Paramilitary Forces for area domination and confidence building measures and the Law and Order situation. The Special Central Police Observer for West Bengal and Jharkhand Sh Vivek Dube and Sh M K Das, the Special Central Police Observer for Tripura and Mizoram were also present in the meeting. The Expenditure Observers informed the Commission about Deployment of Flying Squads (FS), Static Surveillance Teams (SST) & Video Surveillance Teams; Complaint Monitoring Cell; Seizures made by FS, SST & Police and Inspection of Candidates Accounts. Commission impressed upon all the Observers to remain on constant vigil and ensure that the polls are conducted in absolutely free, fair and credible manner
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    Bye Elections to the Lok Sabha from Parliamentary Constituencies and State Legislative Assemblies of Karnataka - Use of Electronic Voting Machines and VVPAT- regarding.
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    Clarification regarding Second Randomization and Candidate Setting of EVM-VVPAT – regarding.
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    Advisory for Opening and Closing of EVM/VVPAT warehouse – reg.
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    Taking out EVMs and VVPATs for Training and Awareness purpose.
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    Clarification regarding Second Randomization and Candidate Setting of EVM-VVPAT – regarding.
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    First Level Checking of EVMs/VVPATs-Timing-regarding.
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    Intra-State and Intra-district shifting of EVMs/VVPATs. Intra-State and Intra-district shifting of FLC-OK EVMs/VVPATs.
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    Deployment of security personnel for EVM/VVPAT warehouses- Reiteration of Instructions – Regarding.
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    Repairing of defective EVMs-regarding.
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    Conduct of awareness programmes on EVMs and VVPATs – reg.
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    Storage and Safety of EVMs & VVPATs – Not to keep other election related materials in EVM/VVPAT warehouses/strong rooms – regarding.
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    First Level Checking of EVMs/VVPATs-regarding
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    Bye -Election to the Legislative Assembly of Meghalaya, 2018 – Use of Electronic Voting Machine and VVPAT-reg.
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    Bye Elections to the Lok Sabha from parliamentary Constituencies of Maharashtra, Nagaland, Uttar Pradesh and in the State Legislative Assembly of Bihar, Jharkhand, Kerala, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, 2018 – Use of Electronic Voting Machine and VVPAT -reg.
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    General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka, 2018 - Use of Electronic Voting Machines and VVPAT. (Bilingual)
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    Clarification regarding conduct of mock poll during commissioning of EVMs and VVPATs – regarding. (Bilingual)
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    Instructions of Use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit trail (VVPAT) system – regarding. (Bilingual)
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    Supply of Thermal Paper Roll & Battery Pack for VVPAT and FLC of VVPAT- fixing the price thereof- regarding. (Bilingual)

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