RO Anantnag convenes meet with contesting candidates, political party representatives


ANANTNAG :Returning Officer 03-Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency, Mr. Saugat Biswas today convened a meeting with all contesting candidates of the Constituency and representatives of various political parties, besides other concerned officers were present in the meeting.
The Returning Officer gave detailed appraisal to the contesting candidates and other representatives about the guidelines issued by Election Commission of India to be followed during the counting process scheduled to be held on May 16, 2014.
The meeting discussed threadbare about the entry and exit of counting agents and political representatives. It was given out in the meeting that no one without the proper permission of designated authority will be allowed to enter the premises of counting centre.
The Contesting Candidates and their agents were also made aware about the do’s and don’ts to be followed during the counting process in the counting centers.
Meanwhile, in another meeting chaired by Returning Officer the required transport services and parking slots were finalized. It was given out in the meeting that parking for Returning Officer, District Election Officers, Additional Deputy Commissioner, DIG, SP and Commandant of Security Forces will be available inside the premises of counting centre.
It was also given out that the counting staff and media persons will enter through Gate No.1 and election related officers, candidates and election agents will enter through Gate No 2 while counting agents will be allowed through Gate No. 3.
The parking for counting agents will be available in DIET Anantnag and for counting staff in front of FC Godown, while the parking facility for PSO’s /Security of VIP’s and contesting candidates will be available at Sumo stand Khanabal.
Returning Officer directed all the concerned to strictly adhere to the given instructions for smooth, free, fair and peaceful conclusion of counting.