J-K polls: DGP reviews security arrangements

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Jammu
  • Updated: Nov 30, 2014 22:18 IST

The Director General of police (DGP) K Rajendra Kumar on Sunday reiterated that that the police would leave no stone unturned to ensure the assembly elections are conducted in a free, fair and peaceful manner.

He said the police would foil any attempt by anti-national elements to disrupt the democratic process.

The DGP was reviewing the security arrangements put in place for second phase of assembly elections. The polls in these assembly segments are scheduled to be held on December 2.
Kumar said anti-national elements would try to fulfill their nefarious designs but the police along with other security agencies are ready to foil their attempts so that people can exercise their franchise in a peaceful atmosphere.

The DGP, at the outset of the meeting, sought reports about security arrangements from police and paramilitary forces in the constituencies of Gulabgarh, Reasi, Goolarnas, Udhampur, Chenani, Ramnagar, Surankote, Mehandar and Poonch-Haveli.

The meeting was told that the polling booths in the constituencies have been categorised in different sections and deployments have made as per the sensitiveness of the polling booths and areas.

Kumar stressed upon the officers to maintain greater synergy among the different forces and agencies deployed for election duties.

He gave directions for night patrolling in hypersensitive and border areas to avert any subversive design of militants.

Rajendra, while discussing the arrangements of communication and mobility, emphasised upon strengthening the communication network and connectivity for a quick response to any situation.

Earlier, IGP Jammu Rajesh Kumar gave a detailed account of the arrangements made in Jammu province for smooth conduct of polls

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