Election Commission Gears Up for Upcoming Assembly Elections, Prepares Observers
New Delhi: The Election Commission of India has called a meeting of its observers on Friday for a briefing by the EC officials and its various verticals with regard to the upcoming Assembly elections in five states. These observers will be positioned in various election bound states. Sources said this was a routine exercise done before the polls.
The EC is expected to announce the schedule for Assembly polls in five states in the coming days. Assembly polls are likely to be held in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Mizoram and Rajasthan in November-December.
The day-long meeting of EC’s police, general and expenditure observers is aimed at streamlining strategy to ensure that the model code is implemented effectively and money and muscle power does not disturb the level playing field.