Sunil Arora-led EC team to assess election preparedness in Uttar Pradesh
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Sunil Arora-led EC team to assess election preparedness in Uttar Pradesh

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Lucknow, Feb 21:With Lok Sabha elections slated to be announced next month, the Election Commission (EC) team led by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora would visit Lucknow for three days from February 27 to assess the logistical preparedness of holding elections in Uttar Pradesh.

The CEC will also be accompanied by two other Election Commissioners Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra.

Chief Electoral Officer(CEO), UP, Venkateshwar Lu said here on Thursday that during their three days stay, the EC would be meeting the delegation of the political parties and it will be followed by meeting with the Chief secretary, DGP, Principal secretary Home and principal secretary excise.

On February 28, the EC would hold meeting with District Magistrates/ Returning officers of 80 Lok Sabha seats, SP/SSP of all 75 districts along with divisional commissioners and range DIG/IG.

The EC will also hold meeting with the officials of Income Tax, Narcotics Dept, transport, bank, railways and civil aviation to aware them about their role in the elections.

Mr Lu said before winding up their visit, the CEC will also address a press conference to aware the media about the outcome in their meetings. (UNI)

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